China imposes sanctions in response to US Hong Kong designations

The Chinese government has announced a second set of reciprocal sanctions on 4 US nationals and entities (see previous post). On 9 November 2020, the US State Department listed 4 Chinese and Hong Kong-based officials for implementing the National Security Law and threatening the peace, security and autonomy of Hong Kong (see post). The Chinese government spokesperson said that the US …

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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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