US to impose sanctions on China in response to Hong Kong legislation

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will take steps to impose sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials “directly or indirectly involved in eroding Hong Kong’s autonomy”. On 28 May, the Chinese government imposed national security legislation on Hong Kong directly, rather than through Hong Kong’s institutions as provided for under Hong Kong’s Basic Law and the Sino-British …

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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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