By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US sanctions DPRK over use of chemical agent

Pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991, the US has imposed a number of sanctions against North Korea on the basis that its Government had used the “chemical warfare agent VX to assassinate Kim Jong Nam” (half-brother of Kim Jong-un), in Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (February 2017). The sanctions imposed: (i) Foreign…...

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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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