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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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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