ECJ has jurisdiction over EU sanctions damages claims based on decisions as well as regulations

The Grand Chamber of European Court of Justice has dismissed a claim brought by Iranian Bank Refah Kargaran (C-134/19 P, 6 October 2020), in which it sought €121 million in damages resulting from its 2010 and 2011 listings, which were held to be unlawful (see post). Press release here. The appeal court overturned the General Court’s finding that it lacked …

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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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