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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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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