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Maya Lester KCUK guidance on trust services and sanctions
17/07/2024 — OFSI has published further guidance on the provision of trust services in respect of the UK’s Russian sanctions.  It is on the UK Guidance...
Michael O'KaneEU announces EFTA and candidate nations’ sanctions alignment
17/07/2024 — EU candidate countries and EFTA nations have aligned with 2 EU Iran sanctions Council Decisions: Designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Research and Self-Sufficiency...
Maya Lester KCUK issues GL authorising sale of financial assets held by the National Settlement Depository
17/07/2024 — OFSI have issued General Licence - INT/2024/4919848 under the UK’s Russia regulations. It authorises the sale, divestment, and transfer of financial instruments held by...
Michael O'KaneEU Data Protection Notice for individuals subject to restrictive measures
17/07/2024 — The Council of the EU has issued a data protection notice for individuals to whom restrictive measures apply under Council Decision 2020/1999 and Council...
Czechia
Maya Lester KCCzech court imposes fine on luxury car importer for breach of Russia sanctions
17/07/2024 — A Czech court has imposed a fine of around EUR 143,000 on Russian businessman Vladimir Lihutin for breach of Russia-related EU sanctions. He had...
Michael O'KaneLithuania imposes record fine of EUR 9.3 million for breach of Russia sanctions and terrorist financing laws
16/07/2024 — Lithuania’s Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) has imposed a record fine of more than EUR 9.3 million on UAB Payeer, a virtual currency operator....
Maya Lester KCDutch company pays EUR 1.78 million to settle breaches of Crimea sanctions  
16/07/2024 — Dutch company Dieseko Group B.V. has paid EUR 1,780,000 to settle a fine imposed by the Netherlands’ Public Prosecution Service for violations of Russia-related...
Michael O'KaneOFAC video tutorial on blocked funds
16/07/2024 — OFAC has published a video called ‘my funds are blocked, now what?’ as the second video of its “OFAC Basics” video series. It gives...
Maya Lester KCChina designates six US military companies and five senior executives
16/07/2024 — China has designated six US military companies and five senior executives in a decision by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The designation is...
Michael O'KaneFinCEN Supplemental Alert on Israeli extremist violence in West Bank
16/07/2024 — FinCEN has issued a supplemental alert relating to the financing of Israeli extremist settler violence in the West Bank. The alert builds on a...
Maya Lester KCUK parliamentary research briefing on reconstruction of Ukraine including use of sanction Russian assets
16/07/2024 — The UK House of Commons Library has published a research briefing on post-conflict reconstruction assistance to Ukraine, including the use of sanctioned Russian assets...
Michael O'KaneOFAC designates Venezuelan criminal organisation “Tren de Aragua”
16/07/2024 — OFAC has designated “Tren de Aragua”, a transnational criminal organisation in Venezuela. The designation was made pursuant to Executive Order 13581, as amended by...
Maya Lester KCOFAC designates Iranian research company
16/07/2024 — OFAC has designated Hakima Shargh Research Company, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, for “its involvement in Iran’s chemical weapons research and development”. Executive Order...

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