AUSTRALIA IMPOSES UKRAINE SANCTIONS

Australia today (19 June 2014) imposed asset freezes and travel bans on 50 people and 11 companies that it says are “responsible for, or complicit in, the Russian threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

The Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Ukraine) List 2014 is here.  Unlike the European Union’s sanctions relating to Ukraine, Australia has included a number of oil and gas companies and banks.  The Australian sanctions are explained here.

 

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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