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Maya Lester KC

US designates former Colombian general

28/11/2023 — The US Department of State has designated former Colombian General Jésus Armando Arias Cabrales due to his alleged involvement in a gross violation of...
Michael O'Kane

International CFT task force established to freeze Hamas financing

28/11/2023 — Yesterday, the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced that an international task force had been established following the 7 October Hamas attacks in Israel...
Maya Lester KC

EU introduces humanitarian exceptions to 10 sanctions regimes

28/11/2023 — The EU has introduced humanitarian exceptions to 10 sanctions regimes, allowing certain categories of humanitarian actors to engage in transactions with listed individuals and...
Michael O'Kane

UK Law Society updated guidance on sanctions & joint note with Bar Council on UK “control” test

27/11/2023 — The UK Law Society has updated its guide to the UK sanctions regime, which gives information on the UK sanctions regime, risk assessments, reporting...
Maya Lester KC

Assessing ownership & control – invite-only in-house counsel breakfast briefing on 7 December 2023

27/11/2023 — We (Global Sanctions), Raedas, One Essex Court, Peters & Peters, and Brick Court Chambers are hosting a breakfast briefing for in-house counsel, to discuss...
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

Israel designates Pakistan-based LeT as terror organisation

27/11/2023 — On the 15th anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Israel has designated Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba. Israel’s embassy in India said that the Indian government...
Michael O'Kane

Economic Sanctions Summit on 29 January 2024

27/11/2023 — We are pleased to support the Economic Sanctions Summit 2024, which is taking place on 29 January 2024 in London. The summit will address...
Michael O'Kane

EU amends terrorist sanctions & non-EU country alignments

27/11/2023 — The EU has amended its ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list, adding the original Arabic script for 5 listings. The candidate countries North Macedonia,...
Maya Lester KC

Bank of France fines mutual insurance company

27/11/2023 — The Bank of France, Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) Sanctions Committee has fined Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances €600,000 finding that its asset freeze...
Michael O'Kane

Ukraine designates individuals & entities located in various countries

27/11/2023 — Ukraine has designated 147 individuals and 303 entities for being linked with Russia. Presidential decree No 772/2023 designates 60 individuals from Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus,...
Maya Lester KC

RUSI interview with EU Sanctions Envoy David O’Sullivan

24/11/2023 — The defence and security think tank, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) interviewed EU Sanctions Envoy David O’Sullivan to explore the EU’s approach to negotiations...
Michael O'Kane

Canada budget for sanctions-related asset seizures

24/11/2023 — In the Canadian Govt’s Autumn economic projections, it is predicted that Global Affairs Canada (GAC) will spend $29 million on “sanctions-related seizure of physical...
Maya Lester KC

FinCEN, OFAC, & BIS host exchange to discuss US Russia export controls evasion

24/11/2023 — On 16 November 2023, FinCEN, OFAC, and BIS co-hosted a virtual FinCEN Exchange to discuss attempts by Russia to evade export controls. The Exchange...