By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Draft Russian Bill criminalises compliance with Western sanctions

On 14 May 2018, the Russian State Duma was presented with Draft Bill No. 464757-7 “On Amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation”, which, if passed, will make it a criminal offence for Russians to: Fulfil/comply with US and/or other foreign state sanctions against Russia, if such actions restrict/deny Russian citizens and entities the performance of ordinary business…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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