EU Commission hints at enhanced Blocking Regulation to counter US Nord Stream 2 sanctions

In March 2020, an MEP asked the Commission how it intends to ensure EU companies can continue to work on Nord Stream 2 in light of the US’ authorisation of sanctions on the project (see post and post). Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, responded that: “The EU position on US sanctions against European companies that carry …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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