EU to adopt policy paper tomorrow to limit vulnerability to US sanctions

The Financial Times has reported that the European Commission will adopt a policy paper tomorrow (19 January 2020), which sets out plans to develop measures to shield EU operators from the effects of extra-territorial sanctions. Despite the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden on Wednesday (20 January 2021), the draft paper says that the EU should nevertheless reinforce its strategic autonomy …

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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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