By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US extends Somalia sanctions for 1 year

The US is continuing sanctions on Somalia for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13536, specifically for the “deterioration of the security situation and the persistence of violence in Somalia, acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea … and violations of the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council”.  The…...

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

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