By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Dutch Supreme Court judgment on intent in criminal sanctions violations

The Dutch Supreme Court handed down a judgment on 10th January 2023 interpreting the Sanctions Act 1977 and Economic Offences Act which criminalise sanctions breaches in the Netherlands. The issue was whether someone charged with transferring 245 Euros to a member of a terrorist organisation in Istanbul had to have intended to breach EU sanctions in order to be liable under …

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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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