Switzerland stops Russians bypassing EU sanctions

On 5 August 2014, Switzerland announced that 26 entities and 18 individuals have been added to the Swiss watchlist (available in German, French and Italian only), which is designed to prevent individuals and companies in Russia subject to sanctions by the west from using structures in Switzerland to circumvent the restrictions. The Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann reiterated during an...

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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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