EU General Court upholds listing of Syrian businessman

The EU General Court has dismissed an application by Nader Kalai to annul his inclusion on the EU’s Syria sanctions list – T-178/19 (2 December 2020). Mr Kalai was listed in 2019 for being an influential businessman operating in Syria, with links to Khaled al-Zubedi (T-186/19 (8 July 2020), see post), and having made significant investments in the construction industry. His …

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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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