On June 17, 2021, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued three general licenses related to the sanctions programs of Iran (General License N), Syria (General License 21) and Venezuela (General License 39), “Authorizing Certain Activities to Respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.”  Along with the general licenses, OFAC also issued related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 906, 907, 908, 909, 910, and…
During the pandemic, the public’s gratitude to the medical profession has been palpable. But rightly, practitioners continue to be regulated, supervised by the Courts. Here we report a clutch of decisions highlighting some common themes: the importance of transparency and maintaining public confidence in the profession; managing conflicts of interest; making and handling findings of dishonesty.  In R (on the application of Young) v General Medical Council [2021] EWHC 534 (Admin), the Administrative Court upheld the…

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