By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

UK and EU state opposition to US Cuba-related secondary sanctions

The High Representative for the EU, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, have expressed “strong opposition to the extraterritorial application of unilateral Cuba-related measures” by the USA.  This follows the US’ announcement that it will lift the waiver of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, granted since 1996, which prevents claims against foreign companies operating in Cuba being...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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