HMT report on terrorist asset freezing

The UK Treasury has published its quarterly report on the Operation of the UK’s counter-terrorist asset freezing regime, for 1 July to 30 September 2015.  It reports that, as of 30 September 2015, it has frozen £39,000 of assets held in 45 accounts in the UK by 30 people under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 powers.  1 new account was frozen in the previous quarter, and no new Terrorist Act designations.  £11,000 was frozen under EU counter-terrorism sanctions (Council Regulation EC 2580/2001) and £50,000 under the UN’s Al-Qaida sanctions regime.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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