Belgian court convictions EU Syria sanctions breaches

The Antwerp Criminal Court has found 3 Flemish companies and 2 of their managing directors guilty of violating EU sanctions for exporting chemicals to Syria without a licence;  24 deliveries to the Syrian regime contained 160 tonnes of isopropanol, a major component in the production of sarin gas, between 2014 and 2016. The court imposed fines of €75k – €500k...

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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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