OFAC designates 11 Hong Kong officials, including Carrie Lam

OFAC has imposed sanctions on 11 officials for “undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly of the citizens of Hong Kong”, pursuant to Executive Order 13936, which was issued in July 2020 (see post). OFAC Notice and Press Release. Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, described as “directly responsible for …

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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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