US revokes Burundi sanctions

The US has terminated its Burundi sanctions regime in response to positive action taken by President Ndayishimiye and significantly decreased violence in the county. President Biden issued an Executive Order (E.O.) to revoke E.O. 13712 “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Burundi”, which was originally issued in November 2015 (see previous post and post). All people …

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About 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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