ICC guidance for banks on sanctions clauses

The International Chamber of Commerce Banking Commission published a guidance paper in 2014 on the use of sanctions clauses in trade finance-related instruments which are subject to ICC rules. The guidance focuses on the scope of sanctions clauses, potential issues in their application, and recommendations on best practices. The ICC has issued an addendum (May 2020) to the paper following …

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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