By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK and US designate Burmese military-owned or controlled entities

The UK and US governments have designated the Burmese military-owned conglomerate Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd (MEHL). It has been listed under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/680) over its alleged involvement in serious human rights violations against the Rohingya, and on the basis that it is owned by designated senior military personnel. MEHL is alleged to have …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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