EU Council renews cyber sanctions regime for 1 year

The EU Council has renewed its cyber-attack sanctions regime for 1 year until 18 May 2021. Under the regime, the EU can impose targeted sanctions (asset freezes and travel bans) on people or entities involved in cyber-attacks which cause a “significant impact” and constitute an “external threat” to EU member states, third states, or international organisations. The EU has not …

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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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