By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

New US E.O. for counter narcotics trafficking sanctions

On 15 December 2021, US President Biden issued an Executive Order (E.O.), “Imposing Sanctions on Foreign Persons Involved in the Global Illicit Drug Trade”. The E.O. builds on the existing counter narcotics trafficking sanctions regime by authorising the designation of foreign people/entities engaged in drug trafficking activities, regardless of whether they are linked to a specific kingpin or cartel, and …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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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