By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU Commission comments on human rights sanctions and QMV

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced in her State of the Union address that: The Commission will make a proposal for EU human rights sanctions. At the EP Plenary, High Representative / Vice-President Josep Borrell said the legal acts are being drafted. She supports qualified majority voting for human rights and sanctions implementation.

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About Michael O'Kane

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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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