German Bundesgerichtshof authorises pre-trial detention in Russia dual-use exports case

Germany’s Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe (the German criminal supreme court) has authorised the extension of the pre-trial detention of a businessman suspected of operating a network in Germany that exported dual-use goods destined for a Russian military end user, in breach of Council Regulation (EC) 428/2009. The goods, related to the oil and gas industries, had a value …


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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