US continues Global Magnitsky sanctions for 1 year

In December 2017, US President Donald Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13818, which imposes asset freezes and travel bans on persons responsible for serious human rights abuses or corrupt acts anywhere in the world. The EO implements the provisions of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act. Yesterday (18 December), President Trump continued for 1 year the sanctions contained within EO...

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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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