On 19 December 2016, the European Council announced that the EU's sectoral sanctions, targeting the Russian financial, energy and defence sectors, and dual-use goods (which were previously due to expire on 31 January 2017) will be extended for a further … Continue reading
On 9 November 2016, the European Council announced that six members of the State Duma of Crimea have been added to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence.
On 15 September 2016, the European Council announced that the EU's Russia-related asset freezing measures imposed in relation to Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence (which were previously due to expire on 15 September 2016) will be extended for a … Continue reading
On 21 December, the Council of the EU announced that the EU's economic sanctions against Russia would be extended until 31 July 2016. These measures were originally introduced for a one year period in July 2014 and were extended until … Continue reading
Our latest briefing summarises recent developments in the EU’s sanctions imposed against Russia. In particular, we provide an overview of (a) new measures relating to Crimea and Sevastopol and (b) new European Commission guidance on certain of the financial sector … Continue reading
Published in the Official Journal today are the anticipated amendments to Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014, as amended, together with a corrigendum to the Notice for persons designated as subject to asset freezes under Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Foreign Bribery Report (Report) this week. The Report is the OECD’s first ever analysis of foreign bribery on a global scale. It analyses 427 legal cases involving companies (164 cases) and … Continue reading
EU sanctions update: EU extends sanctions against Syria, amends sanctions against Libya and Somalia; further developments relating to Ukraine/Russia
Our latest ebulletin summarises recent developments in various international sanctions regimes. At EU level these are relatively limited: The EU has announced additional sanctions in respect of the situation in Syria, extending the designated persons list and announcing an imminent … Continue reading
Welcome to the October 2014 edition of our corporate crime update – our round-up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. For the full update on … Continue reading
Monday 22 September 2014 2.00pm – 3.00pm BST 3.00pm – 4.00pm CEST 9.00am – 10.00am EDT The international sanctions landscape has continued to develop in response to the situation in Ukraine. On 12 September, the EU and US both published … Continue reading