EU revokes Egypt misappropriation sanctions regime & delists 9

The EU Council has revoked its framework that established a sanctions regime against people identified as responsible for the misappropriation of state funds in Egypt. As a result, sanctions currently targeting 9 Egyptian nationals will be lifted. The framework was first introduced in 2011 in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. The press release says that the EU’s sanctions are …

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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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