Iraq lifts sanctions against 4 Kurdish banks

Earlier this week, the Iraqi Parliament voted to lift sanctions against 4 banks in the Kurdistan region (Kurdistan International Bank (KIB), RT Bank, Cihan Bank, and Erbil Bank). Sanctions had been imposed in relation to the region’s September 2017 independence referendum, and consisted of restrictions (by the Central Bank of Iraq) on dollar and foreign currency transfers and sales to the...

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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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