Siemens sues to stop Russian Crimea turbines

Siemens has brought proceedings in the Moscow Arbitration Court against Russian Technopromexport (a subsidiary of Rostec) for exporting Siemens-built power turbines to Crimea in apparent violation of EU sanctions and a written agreement between the companies not to do so. EU sanctions prohibit (inter alia) companies from exporting goods and technology for use in the energy sector to Crimea.

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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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