UK obtains £23m restraint order on Ukrainian assets

On 28 April 2014, David Green QC, the Director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) announced the opening of a criminal investigation into possible money laundering arising from suspicions of corruption in Ukraine. In furtherance of the new UK investigation, the  SFO also announced that it had obtained a restraint order freezing approximately $23m of assets in the UK...

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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