Singapore charges SinSMS for shipping £395k of wines & spirits to N Korea

SinSMS Pte. Ltd, a Singapore based trading firm, has been charged by Singaporean authorities for supplying luxury goods to the North Korean regime, in contravention of the United Nations Act (Chapter 339) which transposes United Nations Resolution 1718 (2006) into Singapore’s domestic law. The company is alleged to have shipped approximately £395k (S$665k) worth of wines and spirits on 4 …

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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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