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Michael O'KaneEU Commission publishes FAQs on reporting outgoing transfers
16/04/2024 — The EU Commission has published 16 FAQs (available alongside other FAQs on our EU guidance page and our Russia page) on the obligation of...
Maya Lester KCUS designates Hamas cyber & UAV officials
16/04/2024 — OFAC has designated (notice) 4 Hamas officials as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order 13224 (see our counter-terrorism sanctions page): Hudhayfa Samir ‘Abdallah...
Michael O'KaneOFAC de-lists deceased Bosnian businessman & engineering firm
15/04/2024 — OFAC has de-listed the recently deceased Bosnian businessman, Slobodan Stankovic, and his engineering firm, Integral Inzenjering.  Stankovic and Integral were designated because they were...
Maya Lester KCUkraine court affirms designation of former Minister & confiscation of his assets
15/04/2024 — The Ukraine High Anti-Corruption Court has upheld (press release) the claim of the Ministry of Justice to impose sanctions on and confiscate the assets...
Michael O'KaneEU designates entities connected with 7 October Hamas terrorist attacks
12/04/2024 — The EU has designated 3 entities under its Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime for their alleged responsibilities in the terrorist attacks that occurred across Israel on...
Maya Lester KCEU Council gives final approval to directive criminalising sanctions violations
12/04/2024 — The EU Council has approved a directive criminalising sanctions violations.  The directive will enter into force on the 20th day following publication in the...
Michael O'KaneChina designates 2 US defence firms selling arms to Taiwan
12/04/2024 — China has designated on its “List of Targets of Countermeasures” General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems, US defence firms that have...
Maya Lester KCUK updates guidance on reporting export control breaches
11/04/2024 — The UK has updated its Export controls: military goods, software and technology guidance on breaches of export control and trade sanctions legislation.  The guidance...
Michael O'KaneSwitzerland aligns with EU sanctions on Hamas, Guatemala, Sudan
11/04/2024 — Switzerland has aligned with the EU’s sanctions on Hamas, Guatemala, and Sudan: Hamas sanctions: designation of 6 individuals for providing financial support to Hamas....
Maya Lester KCIsrael Supreme Court overturns injunction stopping bank refusing to process Abramovich donation because of EU & UK sanctions
11/04/2024 — Bank Mizrahi Tefahot refused to process a transaction by which Roman Abramovich donated NIS 8 million to ZAKA, an Israeli humanitarian organization because of the...
Michael O'KaneNon-EU countries align with EU Russia sanctions
11/04/2024 — The candidate countries North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina and the EFTA countries Iceland and Liechtenstein, have aligned themselves with obligations...
Maya Lester KCEU renews Russia and Bosnia & Herzegovina sanctions regimes
11/04/2024 — The EU has renewed the Russia targeted sanctions regime for 6 months until 15 September 2024. The EU has renewed its Bosnia & Herzegovina...
Michael O'KaneJapan bans exports of 164 industrial items to Russia & bans import of diamonds
11/04/2024 — Japan has added 164 industrial items to its Russia export ban, including thermostats, nitrocellulose products, woodworking machines, line pipes used for the transport of...

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