‘Sanctions after Brexit’ event on 21 June, all welcome

Brick Court Chambers.png.jpgPlease come to a discussion about the impact of Brexit on sanctions. 21 June 2018, 4.30pm – 7pm (then drinks reception) at Ironmongers Hall in London. The event is hosted by Brick Court Chambers and we hope to have a lively discussion so please come armed with questions.  Three panels will explore the impact of Brexit on financial sanctions from a number of perspectives – law, policy and industry. Chaired by Maya Lester QC & David Anderson QC.

LAW – this panel will discuss the new legal framework in the UK. Panelists are Giles Thomson (HM Treasury), Miriam Gonzalez (Dechert LLP), Nicola Smith (FCO Legal Directorate), Chloe Cina (Sanctions Lawyer), David Mortlock (Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP), and David Heaton (Brick Court Chambers).

POLICY – this panel will look at policy implications and sanctions relationships between the UK and the rest of the world (including the EU, UN and USA). Panelists are Sir John Sawers (former head of MI6), Harold Hongju Koh (Former Legal Advisor to the US Department of State), Kimberly Prost (Canadian Judge on the International Criminal Court), Qudsi Rasheed (FCO), Manuel Lafont Rapnouil (European Council on Foreign Relations), Erica Moret (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), and David Meale (US Department of State).

INDUSTRY – the final panel will examine the impact on industry and trade, including compliance and licensing. Panelists are Susan Lake (Swiss Re), Andy Wragg (AXA Corporate Solutions), Che Sidanius (Thomas Reuters), William Dodsworth (Barclays), Spencer Chilvers (Rolls Royce), Tom Keatinge (RUSI), and Peter Dale-Skinner (head of compliance at OFSI).

Please email marketing@brickcourt.co.uk to confirm your place. Further details 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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