Former European Commission official discusses sanctions policy with Committee

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12 October 2017

The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence from Mr Roger Matthews, Senior Director, Dechert LLP, formerly a sanctions official at the European Commission, as part of its inquiry, Brexit: sanctions policy.


Thursday 12 October, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 10.05am

  • Mr Roger Matthews, Senior Director, Dechert LLP

Likely questions

  • What role does the European Commission play in the process of designing and agreeing EU sanctions?
  • To what extent is there informal interaction between EU Member States and the Commission on the enforcement of sanctions regimes?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of being part of the EU sanctions regime for UK businesses?

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