By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

China to accelerate its expansion of sanctions legislation

Li Zhanshu, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress, has announced that the development of sanctions-related legislation will be accelerated. The legislation will cover counter-sanctions, extra-territorial measures, and interference, and aims to enhance “the legal toolbox for coping with challenges and preventing risks” posed by foreign sanctions targeting China.


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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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