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Michael O'KaneFATF ranks New Zealand’s compliance with terrorism & proliferation sanctions recommendations
24/07/2024 — The Financial Action Task Force has published an AML/CFT report on New Zealand, ranking the country as: “largely compliant” with terrorism-related sanctions, outlining (inter...
Maya Lester KCPoland Prosecutor’s Office charges CEO for export controls violations
24/07/2024 — Poland’s National Prosecutor’s Office has charged the CEO of WSK Poznan, a state-owned engineering company, for allegedly selling dual-use goods without the required licence....
Michael O'KaneUS relaxes export controls to enable US companies to participate in international standards-setting
24/07/2024 — The US Bureau of Industry and Security has issued an interim final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations to expand the criteria under which...
Maya Lester KCNew Zealand designates individuals and entities in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine
24/07/2024 — New Zealand has designated 7 individuals and 12 entities, including: 4 Russian individuals and 10 Russian entities for allegedly providing material or strategic support...
Michael O'KaneGermany updates General Authorisation No. 42 for the provision of enterprise software and services to non-sensitive recipients
24/07/2024 — The EU prohibits the sale, supply, transfer, export, of software for the management of Russian enterprises (Article 5n(2b) Regulation (EU) No. 833/2014). Applying the...
Maya Lester KCEU designates individuals and entities for sexual and gender-based violence
24/07/2024 — The EU has designated 4 individuals and 2 entities under its Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime allegedly responsible for human rights abuses including “systematic...
Michael O'KaneUS designates Russian cyber hackers
23/07/2024 — OFAC has designated (notice, notice) 2 members of the Russian hacktivist group Cyber Army of Russia Reborn for their alleged roles in cyber operations...
Maya Lester KCOFSI publishes new UK financial sanctions FAQs
23/07/2024 — OFSI has added 7 FAQs its UK financial sanctions FAQs (92 to 98). The update also adds 2 new FAQ subheadings: Trust Services Sanctions;...
Maya Lester KCEuroclear to transfer €1.55bn in profits from frozen Russian assets to European Fund for Ukraine
23/07/2024 — Belgium-based clearing house Euroclear has announced it will transfer €1.55bn of profits from the interest accumulated on frozen Russian assets in July 2024. This...
Michael O'KaneChina lifts sanctions on US communications company Viasat
23/07/2024 — According to a press release from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, China has lifted sanctions on US communications company, Viasat, because it says “the...
Maya Lester KCOFSI will take into account global IT outage in delayed sanctions reporting
23/07/2024 — The UK’s OFSI have said it will take into account delays by companies in fulfilling their reporting obligations or meeting other deadlines for the...
Michael O'KaneEU Russia sanctions FAQs on “no re-export to Russia” clauses
20/07/2024 — Article 12g Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 requires exporters to prohibit re-export of certain sensitive goods to Russia unless exemptions apply. The EU added an...
Maya Lester KCPoland sanctions enforcement statistics
19/07/2024 — Poland’s National Revenue Administration has commenced 51 proceedings against companies for breaching Russia and Belarus trade restrictions. 37 final decisions have been taken on...

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