Select Committee asks UK Government to decide plans for post-Brexit sanctions

Parliament4.jpgThe House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has published a report (link here) entitled ‘The future of UK Diplomacy in Europe’. It outlines different models for the UK to participate (post-Brexit) in the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), and recommends that the Government should publish a position paper within 3 months outlining its aims for cooperation between the UK and EU on CFSP matters. It notes the absence of resources in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to “manage the effects of Brexit” and makes a number of other recommendations.

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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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