Nord Stream 2 sanctions approved

The US Senate has approved the National Defence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2020 by 86-8 votes, which provides for targeted sanctions on Nord Stream 2, an oil pipeline currently being constructed from Russia to Germany. It was signed into law by President Trump on 21 December. The administration then has 60 days to issue a report on companies and …

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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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