On 24 March, an article from MacFarlanes LLP in Ireland reported that a landmark challenge to a sanctions designation in the English courts has failed, but the case offers an interesting guide to both how sanctions are implemented in the UK and how they can be removed.  The judgment offers key insights into the exercise courts will undertake when considering a challenge to designation; and the case stands as a unique reference point for sanctions designation challenges in the UK and will inform sanctioned parties of the approach the judiciary is expected to take going forward.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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