By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

2 German citizens on trial for violating EU Russia arms embargo

2 German nationals are currently standing trial in the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court on charges relating to violations of the EU-Russia arms embargo. The defendant, Alexander S, is alleged to have sold and delivered 15 metal-working machines, valued at €8 million, which can be used to manufacture rocket technology to a Russian defence firm between 2015 and 2018. Exports of these …


About Michael O'Kane

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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