By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

New UK powers to sanction those with significance to the Kremlin

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has announced that legislation broadening the criteria for listing people and companies in UK’s Russia sanctions regime will be laid before Parliament. The current Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 give power to list people for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine. The Foreign Secretary said in Parliament on 31 January 2022 that the amended …

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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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