EU adds 4 people to DPRK targeted sanctions

EU1The EU has added 4 people (Kim Yong Nam, Djang Tcheul Hy, Kim Su Gwang and Kim Kyong Hui) to its DPRK sanctions list for their involvement in “deceptive financial practices which are suspected of contributing to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes” (asset freezes imposed). These listings are EU autonomous measures, see: Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/611 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/602. EU press release here, and UK OFSI Notice 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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