By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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

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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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