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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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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