EU removes Fawwaz al-Assad from its Syrian sanctions listings

Following his death earlier this year, the EU has removed Fawwaz al-Assad, cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, from its list of people and entities subject to an EU-wide asset freeze and travel ban under its Syrian sanctions regime.  He was listed for being involved in violence against the civilian population as part of the pro-government Shabiha militia. The update to...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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