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OTC’s International Law Team on the effect of Brexit on the UK Sanctions Framework

In an article published on the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS) website, John McKendrick QC and Alex Haines examine the effect of the UK’s departure from the EU on the domestic sanctions framework.  Post Brexit, the UK’s rather sizeable influence over European sanctions policy will naturally diminish.  But what of the legal force of EU Council Decisions and Regulations in the UK? How will UN sanctions measures be implemented in the UK? The article also looks at the recent UK legislation designed to fill the legislative lacuna created by Brexit as well as what this means for due process.

John McKendrick QC, former Caribbean Attorney General, practises internationally from Outer Temple Chambers.  Alex Haines, called to both the English and New York bars, specialises in business crime and regulation, global investigations, sanctions and international organisations. He is an active member of the ACSS Editorial Task Force.

To find out more, contact  David Smith (+44 (0)20 7427 4905).

Legal Blog & Publications, News, International 12 Dec, 2019


John McKendrick KC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2016

Alex Haines

Call: 2007 (England & Wales); 2019 (New York); and 2020 (Ireland)

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