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OFAC Announces New Regulation Implementing the Sergei Magnitsky Act

OFAC announced new regulations implementing certain provisions of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 (Magnitsky Act) on 20 December 2017. The regulations became effective upon publication in the Federal Register on December 21. OFAC also announced the addition of five designations to the SDN List pursuant to the Magnitsky Act.… Continue Reading

UK to Vote on “Magnitsky” Sanctions Against Human Rights Violators

UK Parliamentarians will be voting on the introduction of unilateral sanctions targeting human rights violators, under similar provisions as are in force in the US under the Magnitsky Act. Should the Magnitsky Agreement be passed, it would empower the UK government and private parties to apply to the UK High Court for the UK assets … Continue Reading