OFAC implements sanctions on Russia for Salisbury Novichok attack

Last week, we reported that the Trump Administration had issued a new Executive Order relating to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act). OFAC announced last weekend (3 August) that two sanctions against Russia have been implemented under the CBW Act Directive in response to Russia’s use of the nerve agent Novichok 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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