By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Congolese elections officials to challenge US listings

In March 2019, three officials in the DRC’s Electoral Commission (CENI) were added to US sanctions lists for “persistent corruption” and obstructing democratic elections in the DRC’s 2018 Presidential Election, see post.  In a statement, the officials are challenging their designations on the basis that they are “unverifiable”, that military conflict caused the delay in the elections, and that measures…...

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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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