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Michael O'KaneUK issues new court funds GL & updates utilities GL
04/03/2024 — OFSI has issued General Licence INT/2024/4398024 (notice) permitting payment of monies owed to designated persons into any civil court (court funds office) pursuant to...
Maya Lester KCUK issues Russia diamonds GL & guidance
01/03/2024 — The prohibition on the import of Russian diamonds processed in a third country came into effect on 1 March 2024 for diamonds equal to...
Michael O'KaneOFAC targets vessel shipping $100m of Iranian commodities
01/03/2024 — OFAC has designated (notice) Hong Kong-based, Kohana Company Ltd and Marshall Islands-based Iridescent Co Ltd that own and operate the vessel, Kohana, which has...
Michael O'KaneUK Govt announces sanctions plans for 2024
01/03/2024 — In its sanctions strategy and in Parliament, the UK has announced: The Office of Trade Sanctions Implementation (OTSI) (announced in Dec 2023) will be...
Maya Lester KCUS judge approves Binance $4.3 billion guilty plea
29/02/2024 — A US judge has accepted Binance’s guilty plea and $4.3 billion penalty for violating anti-money laundering and sanctions laws as a result of insufficient...
In focusGuide to Russia sanctions
Summary of the EU, UK, US, and other countries' Russia sanctions measures, including legislation, judgements, guidance, and sanctions lists.
Michael O'KaneUS BIS designates entities connected to China & Egypt
29/02/2024 — The US Bureau of Industry and Security has added (rule) 2 entities to its Entity List for activities contrary to US national security and...
Maya Lester KCEU report on legal options for confiscation of Russian state assets
29/02/2024 — The European Parliamentary Research Service has published a report (notice) analysing the legal options for the confiscation of Russian state assets to support the...
Michael O'KaneGuernsey re-issues investment fund GL
29/02/2024 — Guernsey has revoked and replaced its investment fund general licence with General Licence — GY/ RUSSIA /2024/4, which permits investment fund managers to deal...
Maya Lester KCLatvia bans import of Russian agricultural and animal feed products
29/02/2024 — The Latvian Saeima (parliament) has adopted amendments to the Law on Agriculture and Rural Development, prohibiting the import of agricultural and animal feed products...
Michael O'KaneOFSI updates sanctions guidance for maritime sector
29/02/2024 — OFSI has updated its guidance for the maritime sector (OFSI blog post) covering new tactics used by illicit actors to circumvent UK sanctions, offering...
Michael O'KaneECOWAS lifts sanctions on Niger, Guinea, and Mali
29/02/2024 — The West African bloc, ECOWAS, has lifted sanctions on Niger, Guinea, and Mali (communique), including: ending the suspension of commercial and financial transactions between...
Maya Lester KCUK and US designate Houthi members & Iranian supporters
29/02/2024 — The UK has designated a Houthi security minister and 2 other individuals and 3 entities for their role in providing financial or military support...
Michael O'KaneGermany issues general authorisation for provision of professional services to Russian subsidiaries of EU companies
29/02/2024 — The EU prohibits the provision of accounting, auditing, and other professional services to Russian companies (Article 5n(3a) Regulation (EU) No. 833/2014). By way of...

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