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Maya Lester KCEuroclear to transfer €1.55bn in profits from frozen Russian assets to European Fund for Ukraine
23/07/2024 — Belgium-based clearing house Euroclear has announced it will transfer €1.55bn of profits from the interest accumulated on frozen Russian assets in July 2024. This...
Michael O'KaneChina lifts sanctions on US communications company Viasat
23/07/2024 — According to a press release from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, China has lifted sanctions on US communications company, Viasat, because it says “the...
Maya Lester KCOFSI will take into account global IT outage in delayed sanctions reporting
23/07/2024 — The UK’s OFSI have said it will take into account delays by companies in fulfilling their reporting obligations or meeting other deadlines for the...
Michael O'KaneEU Russia sanctions FAQs on “no re-export to Russia” clauses
20/07/2024 — Article 12g Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 requires exporters to prohibit re-export of certain sensitive goods to Russia unless exemptions apply. The EU added an...
Maya Lester KCPoland sanctions enforcement statistics
19/07/2024 — Poland’s National Revenue Administration has commenced 51 proceedings against companies for breaching Russia and Belarus trade restrictions. 37 final decisions have been taken on...
Michael O'KaneUK parliamentary research briefing on sanctions against countries supporting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
19/07/2024 — The UK House of Commons Library has published a research briefing on the response of the UK, US, and EU to third countries that...
Germany
Maya Lester KCGerman nationals convicted for Russian drone exports
19/07/2024 — Two German nationals were sentenced in Stuttgart on 17 July 2024 for allegedly transporting drone components to Russia.  The defendants were a couple holding...
Michael O'KaneOFAC updates Licensing Portal Application Status and Hotline
19/07/2024 — OFAC announced changes to its Licensing Portal yesterday, to provide “greater transparency” and “more detailed updates”. Applicants will now receive one of ten licensing...
Maya Lester KCGuilty plea to Iran sanctions violation
19/07/2024 — US national Ray Hunt pleaded guilty to conspiracy to export US goods to Iran in violation of trade sanctions yesterday. Mr Hunt was alleged...
Michael O'KaneUS announces Houthi and Mexican People Trafficking Organisation sanctions & de-lists Egyptian national
19/07/2024 — On 18 July 2024, the US State Department sanctioned 2 individuals and 5 entities, and identified 5 vessels as blocked property, for connections with...
Maya Lester KCUK designates 11 tankers & issues joint call to action on Russia’s “shadow fleet”
19/07/2024 — The UK yesterday designated 11 vessels under the Russian sanctions regime, in an effort to counter what the Prime Minister termed as Russia’s “shadow...
Michael O'KaneEU announces EFTA and candidate nations’ sanctions alignment on Ukraine, Hamas, and Sudan
19/07/2024 — EU candidate countries and EFTA nations have aligned with 3 EU sanctions Council Decisions: Designating two people and four entities for alleged actions undermining...
Maya Lester KCRussian national sentenced in USA to 3 years imprisonment for unlawful procurement of military technology
19/07/2024 — Maxim Marchenko has been sentenced to three years in prison by the District Court for the Southern District of New York for having unlawfully...

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