EU-China sanctions put ratification of investment agreement at risk

The Financial Times has reported that the EU Trade Commissioner, Valdis Dombrovskis, has warned that the ratification of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) may be at risk after China imposed retaliatory sanctions on 10 European officials, including 5 MEPs, on Monday (22 March).  China’s decision followed the EU’s introduction of human right sanctions for violations against Uyghurs and …

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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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