New E.O. enhances counter-terrorism sanctions & 21 people & 7 entities are listed

President Donald Trump has issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) “Modernising Sanctions to Combat Terrorism”, effective from today, 11 September, which amends and enhances the powers in Executive Order 13224 (blocking assets of persons who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism). It also terminates the national emergency declared in E.O. 12947 (prohibiting transactions with terrorists who threaten to disrupt …

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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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