US District Court overturns ExxonMobil $2m penalty

The District Court for the Northern District of Texas has overturned the $2m fine on ExxonMobil in relation to dealing with Igor Sechin, the designated CEO of Rosneft; judgment here. The court said OFAC had not given “fair notice” (a requirement of due process) that ExxonMobil’s conduct was prohibited and would give rise to a penalty, in violation of the …

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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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