OFAC adds Guptas to Global Magnitsky sanctions list

OFAC has sanctioned, pursuant to Executive Order 13818 (asset freeze and travel ban), members of a South African family, Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta, and their business associate Salim Essa for engaging in “significant corruption”. Sigal Mandeleker, Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said that the family “leveraged its political connections to engage in widespread corruption and bribery, …

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About Maya Lester QC

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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