EU Russia sanctions renewed for 6 months

As foreshadowed (see previous blog), the EU has renewed its targeted sanctions on 146 Russian people and 37 entities, designated for “undermining the territorial integrity or stability of Ukraine”. COREPER (the Committee of Permanent Representatives in the EU) today agreed to renew the measures, due to expire on 15 March 2016, for 6 months until 15 September.  A formal decision is expected to be made at the EU Council’s meeting tomorrow (10 March 2016).  The EU’s targeted Russia sanctions which list these individuals and entities are 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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