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UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) Updates Financial Sanctions

OFSI, part of the HM Treasury, working toward ensuring that financial sanctions are properly implemented and enforced in the UK, has updated numerous financial sanctions that are currently in force. The recent updates are for financial sanctions in the following regions and industries: ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida Organizations Nicaragua Venezuela Central African Republic Ukraine – Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity Syria Libya … Continue Reading

EU Considers Further Sanctions on Myanmar/Burma

On 16 October, with respect to Myanmar/Burma, the Council of the EU issued a statement in which it stated that “the Council may consider additional measures if the situation does not improve but also stands ready to respond accordingly to positive developments”. In April, the EU renewed existing sanctions on Myanmar/Burma imposing an embargo on goods that might be used … Continue Reading

EU and US Sanctions Updates on Burma/Myanmar

EU renews its sanctions on Burma/Myanmar until 30 April 2017. These measures impose an embargo on providing Burma/Myanmar with arms and goods that might be used for internal repression. Council Decision 2016/627 amends Decision 2013/184/CFSP. In the US, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced on 17 May 2016 amendments to the Burmese Sanctions Regulations as well as corresponding … Continue Reading
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