EU imposes sanctions on 2 Turkish nationals

The EU Council has imposed a travel ban and asset freezing measures on 2 executives of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) on the basis that they are responsible for the planning/directing/implementing of unauthorised offshore hydrocarbon exploration activities in the eastern Mediterranean. Press Release. The individuals: Mehmet Ferruh Akalin, the Vice-President and member of the Board of Directors of TPAO, 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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