US announces first Nord Stream 2 designations

The US has designated Russian-based entity KVT-RUS and has identified as blocked property its vessel, FORTUNA, which has been involved in pipe-laying activities on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. KVT-RUS has been listed under Section 232 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for “knowingly selling, leasing, or providing to the Russian Federation goods, services, technology, information, or …

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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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