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Russian Metals Tycoon Deripaska Sues U.S. Over Sanctions

Reuters

15 Mar 2019

Morrison & Foerster counsel Michael V. Dobson discusses Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska lawsuit against the United States, which alleges that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the “latest victim” in the U.S. probe into Moscow’s alleged election interference in the Reuters article entitled, “Russian metals tycoon Deripaska sues U.S. over sanctions.

Dobson called Deripaska’s lawsuit an “annoyance claim” that was unlikely to get traction given the broad deference given to OFAC by the courts. He said, “Ultimately I don’t really think this case is going to go far.”

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