EU adds 5 UN listings to ISIL/Al-Qaida sanctions

The EU has added 5 new people to its sanctions on ISIL & Al-Qaida, implementing the UN’s listings last week.  All 5 are said to be connected with ISIL, and include an oil and gas division official said to oversee at least 5 oil fields, and its chief religious advisor.

See Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/647 implementing Council Regulation 881/2002.  HM Treasury’s notice is here.

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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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