Other Resources

The following are podcasts, articles and evidence sessions in which Maya Lester QC and Michael O’Kane discuss sanctions issues:

  • Webinar with Maya Lester QC on UK, EU & US sanctions (16:42-34:21 and Q&A), Collyer Bristow, 7 July 2021
  • Virtual Seminar with Maya Lester QC and Michael O’Kane on the UK and EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime, Volterra Fietta, 25 March 2021
  • Podcast with Maya Lester QC and Lord David Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC on “Stepping outside the law”, Brick Court Chambers, 25 March 2021
  • Podcast with Michael O’Kane and RUSI “Getting the Public-Private Partnership – Suspicious Transaction Report,” 1 March 2021
  • Brick Court Webinar with Maya Lester QC on the new UK sanctions regimes, 25 January 2021
  • Global Sanctions Forum with Maya Lester QC on lessons learnt from recent sanctions enforcement cases, 22 October 2020.
  • Interview with Maya Lester QC on CGTN on US sanctions on Iran, 22 October 2020
  • Interview with Maya Lester QC on Al-Jazeera: “Is Trump’s Maximum Pressure Campaign Working?”, 21 September 2020
  • Interview with Maya Lester QC on Al-Jazeera: US attempt to snapback Iran sanctions at the UN, 20 September 2020
  • Podcast “The Other Side of Sanctions” on Suspicious Transaction Report, Season 2: High Risk Thinking at RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies with Maya Lester QC and Michael O’Kane, 29 June 2020
  • C5 Conference Webinar with Maya Lester QC on the UK’s new sanctions regime post-Brexit and points of divergence with the EU, 17 June 2020
  • Interview with Press TV on the impact of US sanctions on Iran’s ability to deal with the coronavirus, 9 March 2020
  • Foreword to Sanctions in Europe, World ECR Books, by Maya Lester QC, 3 February 2020
  • Dentons’ Business Crime and Investigations Podcast, Episode 2, with Maya Lester QC, October 15 2019
  • Debate at Thomas Reuters “Are Sanctions Fair and Effective?” with Maya Lester QC, 4 September 2019
  • Transcript of Foreign Affairs Committee on Future of UK Sanctions Policy with Maya Lester QC, UK Parliament, 2 April 2019
  • Oral Evidence to Foreign Affairs Committee on Future of UK Sanctions Policy with Maya Lester QC, UK Parliament, 2 April 2019
  • Webinar on Economic Sanctions after Brexit with Maya Lester QC, MBL, 28 February 2019
  • Podcast on US Sanctions & Economic Warfare: Impact for Europe, ECFR, 4 December 2018
  • Talk on the EU sanctions perspective at the International Sanctions Seminar, Cyprus, July 2018 (see blog)
  • The Kadi Case: Maya Lester QC recalls working on the Kadi case with David Vaughan CBE QC, July 2018
  • Brick Court Chambers ‘Sanctions after Brexit’ event, 21 June 2018 (see blog)
  • The Sanctions & Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, WorldECR, June 2018 (Issue 70)
  • Evidence session on sanctions policy after Brexit before the Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee on 20 July 2017 (see blog)
  • Economic sanctions have been a foreign policy tool of choice for some time, Counsel magazine, February 2017
  • What are the four things you would change about the EU’s sanctions regimes if you could? Interview with C5 on 4 November 2016
  • Syria sanctions: Interview on Monocle Radio on 28 October 2016
  • Evidence session on EU Sanctions before the Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee on 11 October 2016 (see blog)
  • The Panama Papers: BBC Radio 4 interview (The World at One) on sanctions issues on 5 April 2016
  • Talk on Terrorist Listings and Sanctions at the Asset-Stripping: Responses to the Financing of Terrorism and Crime event on 15 May 2015
  • Interview on Russia sanctions on The Report (BBC Radio 4) on 9 April 2015
  • Hamas de-listing: interview on Australian radio on 19 December 2014
  • Profile in Christian Science Monitor on 8 May 2014
  • Profile on Foreign Policy on 2 May 2014
  • Interview on Russia sanctions on New York public radio on 6 May 2014
  • Presentations on sanctions cases in the EU court, Hague Centre for Law and Arbitration, 19 July 2013