US Treasury statement on humanitarian aid to sanctioned countries

The US Treasury has issued a statement emphasising its support for the flow of humanitarian aid to countries affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterating its broad exemptions for medical supplies and equipment to countries including Iran, Venezuela, Syria and North Korea. For transactions not already exempt through existing general and specific licences, OFAC says it is prepared to issue …

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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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