Australian man charged with violating sanctions against N Korea

AFPThe Australian Federal Police (AFP) have charged an Australian man for violating UN and Australian sanctions against North Korea, and  domestic laws on the sale of WMD. The AFP have alleged that he had been involved in brokering the sale of missile technology from North Korea to international entities, and had attempted to transfer coal from North Korea to Indonesia and Vietnam. AFP press release 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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