By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC Venezuela and Belarus designations

In December 2020, OFAC added a Venezuelan judge, Lorena Carolina Cornielles Ruiz, and a prosecutor, Ramon Antonio Torres Espinoza, to its list of specially designated nationals under Executive Order (E.O.) 13692. They were listed for their roles in the “unjust” trial and sentencing of 6 US nationals, who were oil executives of US-based Citgo, on charges of corruption. See Notice …

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About Maya Lester QC

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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...

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