EU aligning itself with latest UNSC Resolution against N Korea

EU2In line with recent UN Security Council Resolution 2397 (2017), the EU has added 16 individuals and 1 entity, ‘Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces (MPAF)’, to its North Korea sanctions list (asset freezes and travel restrictions imposed). See Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/16, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/12 and EU Notice.

The EU has stated that it will work on the swift transposition of the other sanctions included in the UNSC Resolution and that it is likely to adopt “additional autonomous measures in the coming weeks”. EU 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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