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Court of Appeal ruling on challenging sanctions designations

The joined appeals in Dalston Projects Ltd and others v Secretary of State for Transport and Shvidler v Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs presented the first opportunity for the Court of Appeal to provide guidance on the correct approach to challenges to sanctions designations brought under section 38 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.

The judgment also considers the principles to be applied by the Court of Appeal in reviewing decisions of the High Court in proportionality cases.

In this article for LexisNexis Corporate Crime expert, Kerri McGuigan and Liam Lane discuss the background to, and the practical implications of, the case as well as the court’s decision.

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