UN renews South Sudan sanctions & designates 2 individuals


Last week (13 July 2018), the UN Security Council adopted UNSC Resolution 2428 (2018), which:


  1. Extends UN sanctions on South Sudan until 31 May 2019 (includes an arms embargo and targeted measures, namely, asset freezes and travel bans); and
  1. Designates 2 “high-ranking” individuals to the South Sudan sanctions list: Malek Reuben Riak Rengu and Paul Malong Awan (travel bans and asset freezes imposed). UN 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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