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Senior Partner Michael O’Kane comments on UK Magnitsky provisions in The Law Society Gazette

The government has hinted at passing a British version of the so-called Magnitsky Act, a US law that freezes assets and imposes travel bans on Russians suspected of corruption and human rights violations. Michael O’Kane, Senior Partner, said agreeing to activate the Magnitsky amendments was no surprise. However, he warned that as the bill is not expected to come into force until the Brexit transitional period, there would be no immediate effect. To read the full article please click here.

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