UK government requests details of frozen funds

OFSI, part of HM Treasury with responsibility for sanctions enforcement in the UK, has asked that any person or entity that holds or controls funds or economic resources belonging to, held, or owned by a sanctioned person report the details of those assets by 13 October 2017.  This is part of HM Treasury’s annual review of frozen assets. The government’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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