New UK corruption sanctions regime

Today (26 April 2021), the UK introduced a new global anti-corruption sanctions regime, and has imposed these sanctions on 22 people whom Government has reasonable grounds to suspect have been involved in serious corruption.  Under the new Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/488), they will be subject to an asset freeze and travel ban. The press release states that …

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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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