US renews Global Magnitsky sanctions for 1 year

In December 2017, the US adopted Executive Order 13818, which declared a national emergency in respect of serious human rights abuses and corruption around the world, and provided for sanctions to be imposed against those determined to be involved in such conduct. The Trump administration has renewed those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House statement.

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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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