EU – Russia sectoral sanctions to be renewed

It was reported that last week (12 December), EU leaders meeting in Brussels decided to renew for 6 months the sectoral sanctions against Russia (targeting the financial, energy, and defence sectors of the Russian economy), that are due to expire on 31 January 2020. The sanctions were introduced in July 2014 in response to Russia’s “destabilising the situation in Ukraine”, …

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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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