US extends Libya sanctions for 1 year

In 2011, the US adopted Executive Order 13566, which declared a national emergency in respect of Libya. President Trump is extending these sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared, as “measures are needed to protect against the diversion of assets or other abuses” by the Qadhafi family, their associates, and other persons “hindering Libyan national reconciliation”. …

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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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