EU Court upholds listing of a Syrian businessman

The EU General Court has dismissed the application of Syrian businessman Mazin Al-Tarazi to annul his inclusion on the Syria sanctions list. The judgment is: Al-Tarazi T-260/19 (14 April 2021). Mr Al-Tarazi was listed in 2019 on the basis that he was a leading businessperson operating in Syria having made “significant investments” in the construction and aviation sectors, including an …

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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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