US seizes North Korean Cargo Vessel for sanctions violations

The US DoJ has announced that the “Wise Honest”, a North Korean cargo vessel, has been seized for international sanctions violations after a warrant was issued by a Manhattan federal court. This is the first-ever seizure of a North Korean cargo vessel for violating international sanctions. According to the DoJ, from 2016 to 2018, the vessel was used to ship...

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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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