By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK court says US secondary sanctions are a ‘mandatory provision of law’

Yesterday (12 September 2019) the English High Court gave judgment in a claim brought by a Cypriot lender (Lamesa) against an English borrower (Cynergy) about the interpretation of a loan agreement which provided that the borrower would not be in default if it refused to make repayments “in order to comply with any mandatory provision of law” – Lamesa Investments Limited …

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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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