US renews sanctions on Lebanon for 1 year

In 2007, the US adopted Executive Order 13441, which declared a national emergency in respect of Lebanon. The Order imposed asset freezes on persons which (inter alia) undermined “Lebanon’s legitimate and democratically elected government or democratic institutions”. President Trump is extending these sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared, due to “certain ongoing activities, such as …

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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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