Ukraine enacts new sanctions legislation

On 12 August 2014, the Ukrainian parliament unanimously passed a law which allows Ukraine to impose sanctions against foreign individuals and companies. Ukraine can now impose sanctions in response to threats to national security, breaches of UN Security Council resolutions, and violations of EU decisions. The legislation does not specifically mention Russia, but the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said...

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About Maya Lester QC

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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