Switzerland adds 11 to Venezuela sanctions

Switzerland has joined the EU in adding 11 Venezuelan officials to its Venezuela sanctions list, on the basis that their actions have “undermined democracy and the rule of law”. Order here. The officials will be subject to asset freezing measures and banned from entering or transiting through Switzerland. The sanctions came into effect yesterday, 7 July 2020. See previous post …

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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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