By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU removes Nizar Al Assaad from sanctions list following judgment

The EU Council has deleted Nizar Al-Assaad from the list of sanctioned individuals on the EU’s Syria sanctions (Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2023/892, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/890). The removal follows the EU General Court’s judgment (see previous post) that the EU had erred in its assessment that Mr Al-Assaad fulfilled the listing criteria, breached Mr Al-Assaad’s legitimate expectations, 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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