BIS to review licences for human rights concerns & new controls on water cannons

The US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security has made amendments to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). When reviewing any licence applications for any item except those controlled for short supply reasons, BIS may consider “whether items may be used to engage in, or enable violations of” human rights abuses. For crime-controlled items, BIS will consider whether there is …

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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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