South Korean ship held for providing oil to DPRK

Yesterday (3 April), the South Korean Foreign Ministry reported that a South Korean ship has been held since October 2018 over allegations of its use to supply oil to DPRK through illicit ship-to-ship transfers in the East China Sea in September 2017. This is the first South Korean ship detained over violations of international sanctions against DPRK, however, three foreign...

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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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