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Shvidler — High Court dismisses first de-listing challenge by an individual under the UK’s sanctions regime

Last month, judgment was given in Eugene Shvidler v Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, the first case to come before the English courts challenging the designation of a person under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.

In this article for LexisNexis Corporate Crime expert, Kerri McGuigan and Liam Lane (who together with Michael O’Kane) act for Eugene Shvidler review the background to the case, the challenge to the designation, the court’s decision and what can be expected next.

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