By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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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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