US extends sanctions on transnational criminal organisations

The US has extended the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (E.O.) 13581, amended by E.O. 13863, to continue sanctions (asset freezing measures) with respect to transnational criminal organisations for 1 year. The sanctions target “increasingly sophisticated” organisations that “have reached such scope and gravity that they threaten the stability of international political and economic systems”. See White House …

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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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