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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...
Maya Lester KC

OFAC designates former Guatemalan Govt official for corruption

05/12/2023 — Pursuant to the US Global Magnitsky sanctions regime, OFAC has designated Luis Miguel Martinez Morales, the former head of the Centro de Gobierno, an agency...
Michael O'Kane

Switzerland aligns with EU Burma/Myanmar sanctions amendments

05/12/2023 — Switzerland has aligned with the EU’s measures in amending 3 entries on its Burma/Myanmar sanctions list, providing more detail in the reasons for listing...
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.
Maya Lester KC

Russian law to exempt companies from disclosure to frustrate Western sanctions

04/12/2023 — President Putin has reportedly approved a list of companies that are exempt from disclosing information required by federal law if the information could be...
Michael O'Kane

UK SRA fines UK law firm for failure to mitigate sanctions risk

04/12/2023 — The UK Solicitors Regulation Authority has fined Ashfords LLP £101,357 concerning AML and sanctions controls for 3 conveyancing transactions. For 2 of the transactions,...
Maya Lester KC

UK HMRC issues penalties for export control breaches

04/12/2023 — HMRC has issued compound settlement offers to 3 anonymous UK exporters related to unlicensed exports of dual use goods controlled by the Export Control...
Michael O'Kane

OFAC designates entities carrying Russian oil above price cap & issues GL

04/12/2023 — OFAC has designated 3 entities and identified as blocked property 3 vessels that allegedly used Price Cap Coalition services while carrying Russian crude oil...
Maya Lester KC

US counter-narcotics designations and Zimbabwe de-listing

01/12/2023 — OFAC yesterday: sanctioned 3 Mexican people and 13 Mexican companies believed to be linked to timeshare fraud led by the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva...
Maya Lester KC

Australia, US, Japan and South Korea announce N Korea sanctions

01/12/2023 — Australia, the US, Japan and South Korea have today announced joint action on targeted financial sanctions aimed at senior N Korean officials from the...
Michael O'Kane

Switzerland update ordinance on measures against Libya

01/12/2023 — Yesterday the Swiss Federal Council amended its ordinance measures against Libya in line with the UN entries for 5 individuals, and humanitarian travel exemption...
Michael O'Kane

UK update guides on asset freeze for Libya and Russia sanctions

01/12/2023 — Following the UN’s decision to amend 5 entries on 29 November 2023 (see post here), the following entries have been amended under the Libya financial sanctions...