US Senate Committee introduces the Strategic Competition Act of 2021

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has introduced the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, which aims to “bolster the United States diplomatic strategy in addressing challenges posed by the Chinese government”. If passed, it would authorise the imposition of sanctions with respect to forced labour, sexual abuse, forced sterilisation, and other human rights abuses in Xinjiang. In addition, the bill would …

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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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