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Maya Lester KCUK designates Russian penal colony officers where Alexei Navalny died
22/02/2024 — The UK has designated (notice) on its global human rights sanctions regime 6 officers in charge of the penal colony where Russian opposition figure...
Maya Lester KCOFAC issues Russia GL re import of seafood derivative products
22/02/2024 — OFAC has issued Russia-related General License 83A which authorises until 31 May 2024 transactions that are ordinarily incident and necessary to the import into...
Michael O'KaneUN lists 6 entries on DRC sanctions list
22/02/2024 — The UN has designated 6 individuals pursuant to its DRC sanctions regime for being political and military leaders of Congolese militias or foreign armed...
Maya Lester KCEU publishes due diligence sanctions guidance & tanker sales FAQs
22/02/2024 — The EU has published due diligence guidance for EU operators to identify sanctions circumvention risks, setting out: steps for a strategic risk assessment (identifying...
Michael O'KaneOFAC designates affiliates of Russia-based ransomware group
22/02/2024 — OAC has designated (notice) 2 individuals who are affiliates of the Russia-based ransomware group LockBit, which was allegedly responsible for the November 2023 ransomware...
In focusGuide to Russia sanctions
Summary of the EU, UK, US, and other countries' Russia sanctions measures, including legislation, judgements, guidance, and sanctions lists.
Maya Lester KCOFSI adds Russia FAQ on DP reporting obligations
21/02/2024 — OFSI have added FAQ 56 on designated persons’ obligations to report changes in financial circumstances. When are persons required to report to OFSI under...
Michael O'KaneUS transfers forfeited Russian funds to Ukraine via Estonia
21/02/2024 — US Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and Estonian Secretary General Tõnis Saar announced at the Munich Security Conference the transfer of $500,000 in forfeited...
Maya Lester KCOFAC re-designates Houthis & issues humanitarian GL & guidance
21/02/2024 — OFAC has re-designated the Houthis (“Ansarallah”) as a global terrorist group following the attacks against vessels in the Red Sea.  The group was listed...
Michael O'KaneEBA consultation on sanctions guidelines for financial institutions, PSPs, and CASPs
21/02/2024 — The European Banking Authority is conducting a public consultation until 25 March 2024 on 2 sets of guidelines on internal policies, procedures and controls...
Maya Lester KCRussian court recognises EU sanctions in rejecting claim for payment
21/02/2024 — The St Petersburg arbitration court has held that a Finnish company was entitled to withhold payment due under a guarantee because it did not...
Michael O'KaneOFAC amends & adds GLs for DPRK regime
16/02/2024 — OFAC has amended the North Korea sanctions regulations (notice) to amend 1 general licence for non-governmental organisations and to add general licences to authorise...
Maya Lester KCOFSI amends insurance GL & licensing webinar on 29 February 2024
15/02/2024 — OFSI has amended General licence - INT/2022/2009156 (notice): reference to frozen UK bank accounts has been removed from permissions 4.1, 4.3.1, and 6.1 to...
Michael O'KaneOFAC designates procurement network linked to Central Bank of Iran
15/02/2024 — OFAC has designated 3 individuals and 4 entities linked to the procurement of US technology for the already-designated Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in...

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