US adds 24 Chinese companies to Entity List over activities in the South China Sea

The Bureau of Industry and Security has added 24 Chinese companies to the Entity List, for allegedly assisting the Chinese military to construct and militarise “artificial islands” in the South China Sea. The US accused the People’s Republic of China of using these state-owned enterprises to “dredge and reclaim” more than 3,000 acres on disputed waters. In particular, the End-User …

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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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