Germany opposes proposed US Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill

Yesterday (1 July 2020), the German Economic and Energy Committee held a public hearing to discuss the “Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Clarification Act”, which was proposed in the US Senate in June 2020 to introduce expanded sanctions on individuals and companies involved in “pipe-laying activities” on Nord Stream 2 (see post). At the hearing, Niels Annen, Minister of State of …

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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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