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Michael O'Kane

G7 Russia diamonds ban

07/12/2023 — The G7 countries have confirmed in a statement that they will introduce import restrictions on non-industrial diamonds, mined, processed, or produced in Russia, by...
Maya Lester KC

EU court rejects Evgeny Zubitskiy’s delisting case

07/12/2023 — In Case T-359/22, the General Court of the EU rejected the application to annul the listing of Evgeny Borisovich Zubitskiy, who was listed by...
Maya Lester KC

Accomplices of fugitive wanted by the US for sanctions evasion arrested

07/12/2023 — In October 2022, Artem Uss was arrested in Milan after being charged by the US for exporting dual-use technologies to Russia and for smuggling...
Michael O'Kane

US West Bank visa restriction policy

07/12/2023 — The US has implemented a new visa restriction policy targeting individuals believed to have been involved in “undermining peace, security, or stability in the West Bank,...
Maya Lester KC

UK NCA issues red alert on circumvention of Russia export controls

07/12/2023 — The UK’s National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), a multi-agency unit in the National Crime Agency (NCA), has issued a red alert on exporting high...
In focus

Guide to Russia sanctions

Summary of the EU, UK, US, and other countries' Russia sanctions measures, including legislation, judgements, guidance, and sanctions lists.
Michael O'Kane

UK designates Russian military suppliers in Russia & from third countries

07/12/2023 — Yesterday, the UK designated 46 individuals and entities based in Russia, Belarus, China, Serbia, Turkey the UAE, and Uzbekistan, which are allegedly supplying the Russian military...
Maya Lester KC

US designates former Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia for corruption

06/12/2023 — The US has designated under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act 2023, Kocho Angjushev, former Deputy Prime...
Michael O'Kane

OFAC designates Belarusian individuals & entities

06/12/2023 — OFAC has designated 11 entities and 8 individuals for having certain connections with Russia, human rights abuses, and for providing significant revenue to the...
Maya Lester KC

OFAC designates Europe-based Russian defence procurement network

06/12/2023 — OFAC has designated a Europe-based network consisting of 9 entities and 5 individuals that is allegedly involved in procuring electronics with military applications for...
Michael O'Kane

US announces Zimbabwe visa restriction policy

06/12/2023 — The US has announced a new visa restriction policy for undermining democracy in Zimbabwe. Under this policy, the United States will pursue visa restrictions,...
Maya Lester KC

OFAC designates Sudanese actors for undermining peace

05/12/2023 — OFAC has designated 3 individuals for undermining the peace, security, and stability of Sudan (notice): Taha Osman Ahmed al-Hussein, former State Minister and Presidential...
Michael O'Kane

New memorandum of understanding between UK FCA & OFSI

05/12/2023 — A new memorandum of understanding between the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and OFSI has been introduced, setting out the arrangements for co-operation and...
Maya Lester KC

UN renews Al-Shabaab sanctions regime & lifts arms embargo on Somalia Govt

05/12/2023 — The UN has adopted Resolution 2713 by a vote of 14 votes in favour to none against, with one abstention (France), renewing the Al-Shabaab...