By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

New US Executive Order authorises Hong Kong sanctions

President Trump has issued a new Executive Order which signs the Hong Kong Autonomy Act into law. Statement here. The E.O. authorises sanctions (asset freezing measures and a travel ban) to be imposed on people or entities involved in coercing/arresting/detaining/imprisoning individuals under the authority of the Hong Kong national security law, or involved in its adoption/implementation. The E.O. also provides …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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