2nd Circuit upholds conviction for export control violations

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York has upheld the conviction of Erdal Kuyumcu, the former CEO of Global Metallurgy, a New York-based company. Mr Kuyumcu was sentenced to 57 months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to 1 count of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) for exporting specialty metals that had …

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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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