By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

4 South Koreans charged with importing North Korean coal in breach of UN sanctions

4 South Koreans have been charged in South Korea with importing around £4.55million worth of coal and pig iron from North Korea in violation of UN sanctions. The sanctions prohibiting North Korean exports of coal, iron, and lead were introduced in August last year (see previous blog). Prosecutors in South Korea allege that forged certificates of origin from Russian ports …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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