Lithuania passes ‘Magnitsky-style’ sanctions law

Lithuania Parliament.jpgThe Lithuanian Parliament has passed ‘Magnitsky-style’ sanctions legislation, banning entry to foreign nationals involved in large-scale corruption, money laundering or human rights violations (the measures were introduced as a Bill in April 2017, see previous blog 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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