EU Council adopts new Nicaragua sanctions regime

The EU Council has adopted a framework for targeted restrictive measures (travel ban and asset freeze) against people / entities responsible for human rights violations or abuses, or for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition in Nicaragua, and for those undermining democracy and the rule of law in Nicaragua. See Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1716 and Council Decision (CFSP) …

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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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