By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

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 is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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