Draft Russian Bill criminalising compliance with Western sanctions postponed for business impact consultations

On 16 May 2018, we reported that a Russian Draft Bill criminalising compliance with Western sanctions had been unanimously approved by the State Duma in its first reading (previous blog). The following day (17 May), Russian lawmakers voted to postpone the second reading of the Bill so that consultations could be held on its potential business impact....

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About 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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