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International Sanctions on Iran and Syria

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Alice Lacourt, Legal Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK
Maya Lester, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers
Sarah Parkes, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House


2012 saw significant expansion and refinement of international sanctions targeting Iran and Syria. The speakers will review these developments, examining how governments, companies and their advisers have grappled with the concepts of extra-territoriality, proportionality and unilateral action. They will also ask what does 2013 hold? 

The event will be followed by a reception.

This event is organized in association with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.