By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Australia Foreign Affairs Committee recommends implementation of human rights sanctions

Following a year-long inquiry, Australia’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has published a report recommending that Australia enact targeted sanctions to address human rights abuses and corruption. The Committee has made many recommendations, including the following: The sanctions should comprise “visa / travel restrictions, limit access to assets, and restrict access to Australia’s financial systems”; Sanctions …

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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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