US renews sanctions against N Korea for 1 year

In June 2006, the US adopted Executive Order (E.O.) 13466, which declared a national emergency in respect of North Korea arising from the “existence and risk of proliferation of weapons-usable fissile materials on the Korean peninsula”. The EO was later amended by E.O. 13551, E.O. 13570, E.O. 13687, E.O. 13722, and E.O. 13810, which together imposed an array of sanctions on North Korea. The sanctions …

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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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