US Treasury nominee Janet Yellen to launch review of US sanctions policy

It has been reported that Janet Yellen, the US President Joe Biden’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, confirmed on Tuesday (19 January 2021) at the Senate Finance Committee that she plans to launch a review of US sanctions policy quickly once her post is confirmed. Ms Yellen added that she would focus on making sure sanctions are used “strategically and appropriately.”

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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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