Canada prohibits exports of sensitive military items to Hong Kong

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has announced that, effective 3 July 2020, the export of sensitive military items to Hong Kong is prohibited in light of the Hong Kong national security legislation. It will also treat exports of sensitive goods to Hong Kong in the same way as those destined for China. All licence applications will be “closely scrutinised”, and …

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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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