Japan announces new Russian sanctions

On 24 September 2014, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced increased economic sanctions on Russia. The new measures will restrict the export of military technology to Russia, as well as ban five Russian banks from acquiring securities on the Japanese market. The banks in question are Sberbank, VTB Bank, Vnesheconombank, Gazprombank and Rosselkhozbank. These…

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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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