The UK Financial Conduct Authority has almost halved its number of active sanctions investigations from 2019 to 2020 (figures obtained by Global Investigations Review). In May 2019, the FCA had 11 ongoing sanctions-related investigations, compared to 6 investigations as of 4 August 2020. The FCA has opened 1 new investigation since the beginning of 2019.
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,...See profile for Michael O'Kane >