By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

UK set to vote on “Magnitsky” sanctions against human rights violators

MPs in the UK are set to vote on the introduction of unilateral sanctions against human rights violators, under similar provisions as are in force in the US under the Magnitsky Act (see previous blog). If passed, the “Magnitsky Amendment” would empower the UK government and private parties to apply to the UK High Court for the UK assets of...

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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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