US House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses Nord Stream 2 sanctions

The US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs have unanimously endorsed a bill, Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019, which would impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a pipeline currently in construction which will transport natural gas from Russia to Germany across the Baltic Sea. The measures would include: A prohibition on transactions relating to vessels engaged in …

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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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