Australia consults public on Iran sanctions renewals

Australia often invites members of the public to comment on proposed changes to its autonomous sanctions.  It has just done so in relation to renewing the designations of 10 people and entities listed on its Iran sanctions, on which designations expire after 3 years unless renewed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs. The public have until 22 June 2016 to make submissions. The list of designations under review is here. Information about Australia’s autonomous Iran sanctions 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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