US renews sanctions on foreign interference in elections for 1 year

On 12 September 2018, the US adopted Executive Order 13848, which declared a national emergency in respect of foreign interference in US elections. It authorised sanctions against any foreign government, entity or individual that authorises, directs, sponsors, or otherwise supports US election interference. President Trump has renewed those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. White …

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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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