Russian decree destroying western food in force

A Russian presidential decree mandating the destruction of all banned Western food products on site, following the Russian embargo on their import last year, came into force last week and is now in effect. The embargo has been extended until 5 August 2016 (see previous blog). Importing fruit, vegetables, meat and cheeses from the EU and other countries that instituted...

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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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