By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US lifts arms embargo on Vietnam

The US has lifted its decades-old arms embargo on Vietnam, following an announcement by President Obama in Hanoi on Monday. Obama said that the move was not a carte blanche for arms sales to Vietnam, and that, as with any country, future sales would be examined to determine “what’s appropriate and what’s not”. The Department of State’s Directorate of Defence...

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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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