US lists former first lady of the Gambia & a Sudanese company

The US State Department has announced 2 designations pursuant to Executive Order 13818 (Global Magnitsky sanctions). The first is former first lady of the Gambia, Zineb Souma Yahya Jammeh, on the grounds that she is believed to control overseas assets of her husband, Yahya Jammeh, former President of the Gambia. In 2018, on account of Mr Jammeh’s alleged involvement in …

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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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