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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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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