US considering Venezuela secondary sanctions

The US is considering introducing secondary sanctions for companies outside the USA that conduct business with Venezuelan companies, including PdVSA, the Venezuelan state-owned oil company, according to John Bolton, the Trump administration’s National Security Adviser, in a recent interview. Secondary sanctions relating to Venezuela have been imposed previously under Executive Order 13850; last month Evrofinance Mosnarbank, based in Moscow, was...

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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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