By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC sanctions 5 Venezuelan government officials and issues two new general licences

OFAC has imposed asset freezes on 5 Venezuelan government officials, as part of an effort to harmonise US sanctions with sanctions previously imposed by the EU and Canada.  The 5 individuals are Remigio Ichaso, Nestor Hurtado, Jose Ferreira, Pedro Escobar, and Carlos Chirinos. In the US Treasury’s press release, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that the Treasury “is identifying high-level …

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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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