OFAC targets DPRK supporters

OFAC has sanctioned 11 North Korean nationals and 1 entity said by the USA to be working as agents of the North Korean regime in Russia, China, Vietnam, and Cuba to provide that regime and other designated entities with financial support or WMD procurement services.  The newly designated people operated in the WMD-related, financial, and mining sectors. OFAC’s press release which explains and lists the targeted people / enties is 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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