By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU Declaration – sanctions not to impede Covid-19 humanitarian response

As part of a Declaration appealing for an immediate global ceasefire, Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, has emphasised that EU and UN sanctions regimes provide for humanitarian exceptions, and that sanctions “should not impede the delivery of essential equipment and supplies necessary to fight the coronavirus and limit its spread worldwide”. However, Mr Borrell said that …

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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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