US Caesar Act Syria sanctions come into force & Al-Assads listed

Yesterday, 17 June 2020, the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act came into force. The sanctions were approved in the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) in December 2019 (see post). New designations A total of 39 people/entities have been designated by OFAC and the State Dept. Pursuant to E.O. 13894 (asset freeze and travel ban), the State Dept has designated 15 …

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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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