Italian businessman convicted of exporting turbine to Russia

An Italian business owner, Gabriele Villone, has been sentenced to 28 months’ imprisonment in the US after having been convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA). Mr Villone was convicted of conspiring to export a $17.3 million power turbine, a Vectra 40G, to Russia without a licence, which …

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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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