US House passes new sanctions Bill against N Korea

The Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act, a US Bill previously titled the “Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017”, has been passed in the US House of Representatives by a 415-2 vote. Among other things, the Bill requires the Secretary of the US Treasury to prohibit, or impose strict conditions on, correspondent or payable-through accounts held...

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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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