By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU adds new humanitarian exception to Syria sanctions

The EU has amended its sanctions on Syria to allow for the otherwise prohibited purchase or transportation of oil and petroleum products in Syria, where the sole purpose is to provide humanitarian relief or assistance to the Syrian population. The amendments also introduce a corresponding derogation from the asset freeze and travel ban.  The authorisation provided for by the amendments...

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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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