Rosneft EU law suit opens in Luxembourg

Rosneft EU law suit: The European General Court (EGC) in Luxembourg  has  started hearing Rosneft’s case against the EU, with the Russian oil company asking for the sanctions imposed in September 2014 to be lifted.  The case will be being followed closely by several Russian companies including Sberbank, Gazprom Neft and  VTB who have also filed lawsuits against the Council of Europe in an attempt to have sanctions lifted.
Rosneft has also filed a lawsuit in London’s  High Court.