EU to renew Egypt sanctions

The EU has published a notice saying that it is considering renewing all of the listings on its targeted sanctions relating to Egypt, which freezes the assets of those said to be responsible for misappropriating State funds. Listed people have until 19 February 2016 to request the information the EU Council holds on them on its file, and any observations received before 29 February will be taken into account as part of the Council’s periodic review of its Egypt sanctions regime.

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About Michael O'Kane

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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