US Executive Order prohibits investments in companies linked to China military

The Trump administration has issued an Executive Order, “Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Communist Chinese Military Companies”, which will come into force at 09:30 EST on 11 January 2021. According to a statement by National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, the purpose of the E.O. is to prevent investors from “unintentionally providing capital that goes to enhancing the …

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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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