Russian national & his company plead guilty to violating US export controls

A Russian businessman, Oleg Vladislavovich Nikitin, and his company KS Engineering (KSE) have pleaded guilty in a US federal court to evading export control regulations and defrauding the US. Mr Nikitin admitted that he and a KSE employee conspired with an Italian company and its employees to procure and ship a $17.3m US-origin power turbine on behalf of a Russian …

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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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