EU seeks €1.39bn annually from Russia for unlawful EU-wide ban on pork imports

Following a ruling by the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) that Russia had imposed an ‘unlawful’ EU-wide ban on pork imports from January 2014, the EU has requested authorisation from the DSB to suspend concessions and other obligations with respect to Russia on the basis that Russia has failed to bring its measures into compliance…

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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