Japan announces further sanctions on N Korea

Japan1.jpgJapan has announced today that it will be expanding its unilateral sanctions against North Korea by adding 9 entities and 26 individuals to its sanctions list (list of names yet to be published). The announcement comes a day after US President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to maximise pressure on the state.

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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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