US adds 24 Chinese & Hong Kong officials to SDN list

OFAC has added 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials to its list of specially designated nationals under Executive Order 13936.  Yesterday (16 March 2021), all 24 officials were identified by the US State Department for having “materially contributed to the People’s republic of China’s failure to meet its obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration” and for “reduc[ing] Hong Kong’s high …

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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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