Lawyer: Sberbank has a slight chance to cancel the court to punish the EU
The largest Russian Bank Sberbank has a low chance to get through the Court cancel the punishment of the European Union, imposed on him due to the events in Ukraine, said the lawyer Board " Khrenov and partners " Vasily Vasiliev.
" Chances Like a Ghost, " said Fins news Vasiliev. Sberbank said on the last working day of the week, which was filed in the European Court of justice petition to cancel the decision of the Council of the EU, which to the credit of the organization were used restrictive measures concerning Russia.
As explained Vasiliev, the chances of repeal punishment in court are slim, because they were, first, politically motivated, and secondly, using these limits, the EU legally verified. According to the lawyer, the EU Commissioners have stated that from the perspective of the law, all limits were strictly checked.
in July, the United States and European Union have imposed sanctions against a number of the largest Russian financial institutions, later these limits were expanded. American and European investors are prohibited from issuing fresh loans to Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Russian agricultural Bank and Vnesheconombank for a period of more than 30 days, and also acquire their shares and bonds of the new releases with a maturity of more than 30 days.
in addition, the EU and the US from August 1 banned shipments of equipment for deepwater exploration and production of oil, work in the Arctic and in the shale oil in Russia. Within the last package of sanctions imposed on 12 September, the European Union, for example, have limited access to the capital markets of the EU, a number of Russian organizations in which Rosneft, Transneft and Gazprom Neft.
The court of the European Union on 9 and 10 October, has registered two cases of people by name Rotenberg (English and French) and a lawsuit from Rosneft, which challenge the EU Council decision to include them in the " black list " of individuals, which are subject to punishment of the EU. Journal, the financial times reported that lawsuits filed Rosneft and Arkady Rotenberg.