By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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 …

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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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