EU adds 17 people to DPRK sanctions list

The EU has added 17 people to its DPRK sanctions list, including a number of N Korean Embassy diplomats. The designations are said to be due to their involvement in “illegal trade activities” and activities aimed at “facilitating the evasion of [UN] sanctions”. See Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/89, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/87, EU press release and UK OFSI Notice....

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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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