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Maya Lester KCUK judgment on Russian anti-suit injunction and sanctions – Magomedov v Transneft
23/05/2024 — Background: Mr Magomedov and Port Petrovsk (a BVI company he owns) brought proceedings in England against Transneft for conspiracy to remove his interest in...
Michael O'KaneUK publishes Russia sanctions guidance re sales of oil tankers to third countries
23/05/2024 — The UK has published guidance to support businesses in their Russia sanctions compliance procedures for the sale and brokering of oil tankers to third...
Maya Lester KCUS Treasury National Illicit Finance Strategy 2024 outlines US sanctions developments & goals
22/05/2024 — The US Treasury has published its National Illicit Finance Strategy 2024, which outlines (inter alia) US sanctions developments and actions taken to implement recommendations...
Michael O'KaneOFAC publishes updated list of items authorised for export to Iran
22/05/2024 — OFAC has published an updated list of items authorised for the export or reexport to Iran under the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, which...
Maya Lester KCUS court limits recognition of Russian bankruptcy proceedings to avoid undermining Russia sanctions
22/05/2024 — In Re Sabadash, the US Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California granted Mr Gaava’s petition for the recognition of the Russian bankruptcy...
Michael O'KaneRussian court seizes UniCredit, Deutsche Bank, Commerzebank assets to satisfy payment to RusChemAlliance in sanctions dispute
22/05/2024 — A Russian court on 16 May 2024 is reported to have seized over €700m of assets owned by UniCredit, Deutsche Bank, and Commerzebank to...
Michael O'KaneNew Zealand makes Russia & Iran designations
21/05/2024 — New Zealand has designated (sanctions register) 28 individuals and 14 entities under its Russia sanctions regime, including: 27 Russian individuals and 10 Russian entities...
Maya Lester KCUS, UK, & Australia designate DPRK & Russia arms & oil traders
21/05/2024 — The US, UK, and Australia have designated Russia & DPRK-based individuals and entities involved in the transfer of weapons and oil between the DPRK...
Michael O'KaneCanada designates West Bank settlers
21/05/2024 — Canada has designated 4 Israeli settlers allegedly engaged directly or indirectly in violent acts against Palestinian civilians and their property in the West Bank:...
Maya Lester KCOFAC designates Sudan RSF commanders
21/05/2024 — OFAC has designated (notice) Ali Yagoub Gibril and Osman Mohamed Hamid Mohamed, RSF commanders who, according to OFAC, are instrumental in the operational planning of the...
Michael O'KaneRevisions to UK sanctions including DP director ban, Burundi sanctions regime revoked, Belarus aluminium import restrictions
21/05/2024 — The UK has issued the Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2024 (in force from 5 June 2024) and the Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous...
Maya Lester KCEU bans broadcasting activities of Russia-associated media outlets & updates media FAQs
21/05/2024 — The EU has suspended (Commission press release) the broadcasting activities in the EU of 4 media outlets which allegedly spread Russian propaganda and are...

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