By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

German-Dutch letter calls for QMV & corruption in human rights sanctions

Members of the Dutch and German Parliaments have written a letter to the German government, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The letter calls for qualified majority voting to be used for the implementation of EU human rights sanctions. It says that corruption should be included as a basis for listing, civil society should …

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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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