By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Australia passes law providing for thematic sanctions regimes

Today (2 December 2021), the Australian Parliament passed the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021 which amends the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 to provide for the establishment of thematic sanctions regimes. Before this, Australia’s sanctions regimes have been mainly country-based. Explanatory Memorandum, Press Release, Press Release & Notice. Pursuant to the amendments, thematic regimes may relate …

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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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