US Senate subcommittee report on art & sanctions evasion

The US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has published a report on “The Art Industry and US Policies that Undermine Sanctions”, which outlines how transactions involving high value art can be used to circumvent sanctions. The report makes a number of recommendations, including suggesting that, in the Subcommittee’s view: OFAC should lower or remove the 50% ownership/control threshold for sanctioning …

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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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