US Federal Appeals Court overrules District Court judge on sanctions DPA

A federal appeals court in the US has overruled a federal district court judge who refused to approve a DPA between the Department of Justice and Fokker Services in relation to apparent violations of US sanctions on Iran, Sudan, and Burma worth around $21m in revenue (decision here). The settlement, comprising a $10.5m forfeiture and $10.5m civil fine, was described...

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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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