By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US senators introduce bill to sanction Turkish officials over detentions

Two US senators, Roger Wicker and Ben Cardin, have introduced a bipartisan bill which would require the imposition of sanctions (travel bans and asset freezing measures) on Turkish officials responsible for the “false imprisonment of American and Turkish citizens employed by the United States in Turkey”. See Press Release. Sen. Cardin added that officials “must be held accountable under Global...

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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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