By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

European Court says Venezuela has standing to challenge sanctions

The European Court of Justice has set aside the General Court’s judgment (T-65/18, 20 September 2019) that declared inadmissible Venezuela’s application to annul the EU’s Venezuela sanctions imposed by Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 (previous post). Case C-872/19 P. The Court held that the state of Venezuela can challenge those sanctions in the General Court because it: is a “legal person”; …

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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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