USA accuses ex-Hong Kong official of violating Iran sanctions

In November 2017, former Home Secretary of Hong Kong, Patrick Ho Chi-ping, was arrested in New York for (inter alia) attempting to bribe officials in Chad and Uganda for the benefit of Shanghai-based energy conglomerate, CEFC China Energy. This week, following a review of new documents, New York prosecutors have alleged that Mr Ho Chi-ping had utilised CEFC China Energy...

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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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