EU updates Yemen sanctions regulations

The EU has adopted Council Regulation (EU) 2020/488 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/490, which amend the EU’s sanctions regime on Yemen to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2511. The amendments: (1) affirm that sexual conflict in armed violence, and the recruitment or use of children in armed conflict in violation of international law are sanctionable acts, and (2) provide that …

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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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