ECHR says Switzerland sanctions violated right to fair hearing

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has handed down its judgment in Al-Dulimi and Montana Mangement Inc. v Switzerland ECHR 219 [2016], finding in favour of the applicants who argued that Switzerland’s decision to impose an asset freeze on them violated their right to a fair hearing. The asset freezes were imposed by Switzerland pursuant to...

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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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