US adds four Russian officials to “magnitsky sanctions” list

On 29 December 2014, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the addition of four Russian officials to the Specially Designated Nationals (‘SDN’) list under the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 (“The Magnitsky Act”). As previously reported on this blog, the Magnitsky Act allows sanctions not only against those individuals deemed responsible for the...

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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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