By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

European Commission guidance note on Global Human Rights sanctions

The European Commission has published a guidance note on the implementation of certain provisions under Council Regulation (EU) 2020/1998, which established the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions regime. Press release here. The guidance advises on the scope and implementation of the financial restrictions, compliance obligations, and derogations. See Q&A here. Amongst other things, the guidance says that: The measures …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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