By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Trump authorises Treasury to begin imposing Global Magnitsky sanctions

Last year, President Obama signed the Global Magnitsky Act into law, which provides for asset freezes and travel bans on people anywhere in the world who are deemed to have violated human rights or been involved in significant corruption. It is an expansion of the original Magnitsky Act, which targeted only Russian citizens. President Trump has now authorised the Secretary…...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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