By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Canada proposes legislation to redistribute frozen assets

The Canadian Parliament is considering two pieces of proposed legislation that would allow for the forfeiture and distribution of a sanctioned person/entity’s property for humanitarian purposes, under certain circumstances. The government’s budget implementation bill, which is undergoing a Second Reading in the House of Commons (Notice), would permit the distribution of forfeited property for: The reconstruction of a foreign state …


About Maya Lester KC

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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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