By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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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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