UK: FINANCIAL TRADING FIRM IS SUING ACCOUNTING FIRM MAZARS OVER THE ITS REFUSAL TO PROVIDE PAYROLL SERVICES BECAUSE THE OWNER IS A RUSSIAN CITIZEN

On 9 August, the EU Sanctions blog reported on the case involving XTX Markets.  The owner in question is Alexander Gerko, who is a dual Russian and UK citizen and is not designated under any sanctions regime.

https://www.europeansanctions.com/2022/08/xtx-markets-alleges-discrimination-against-russian-owner/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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