Sanctions and AML Bill likely to raise “particularly significant human rights issues”

Parliament1.jpgThe Joint Committee on Human Rights of the UK Parliament has announced (link here) that the Sanctions & AML Bill will be one of its “priority bills” for 2017 – 19 on which it will focus its legislative scrutiny work during the current parliamentary session because this Bill is likely to raise particularly significant human rights issues.

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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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