Obama eases US sanctions on Burma/Myanmar

President Obama has lifted a prohibition on providing government to government assistance to the Myanmar government, in a Presidential Determination.  This also ends the ban on granting visas to government officials from Burma, and the requirement that the US vote in international financial institutions against providing assistance or loans to Burma. The Obama administration has…

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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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