By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US continues Colombia drug trafficking sanctions for 1 year

In October 1995, the US adopted Executive Order 12978, which declared a national emergency in respect of “significant narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia”, which imposed asset freezes on these designated individuals and entities. President Donald Trump has announced the continuation of the national emergency as declared for 1 year until 21 October 2020. White House Press Release.

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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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