UK adds Myanmar Economic Corporation to its human rights sanctions list

The UK has added the Myanmar Economic Corporation to its sanctions list pursuant to the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/680). It is described as a major conglomerate that is “in practice owned and governed by, and for the benefit of, the Myanmar Ministry of Defence”. Furthermore, the MEC is said to have made funds available to the …

Burma / MyanmarBurma / Myanmar United KingdomUnited Kingdom

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...

See profile for Maya Lester QC >