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March 26, 2015: Finnish regulatory updates

Finish regulators issued the following recap of EU decisions and regulatory changes occuring recently:

Financial sanctions

  • Zimbabwe – Decision (CFSP) 2015/277 extends sanctions until February 20, 2016. Changes to the sanctions list, including 5 deletions, were enshrined in Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/275.
  • Al-Qaeda – Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/274 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/480 changed the persons, groups and entities whose assets must be frozen and to whom funds and economic resources disclosure is prohibited
  • The Central African Republic – Decision (CFSP) 2015/336 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/324 removed one person from restrictive measures.
  • Somalia – Decision (CFSP) 2015/337 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/325 removed one person from restrictive measures.
  • The situation in Ukraine – Regulation (EU) 2015/357 amended the sanctions list. Regulation (EU) 2015/427 removed one person from sanctions.
  • Syria – Decision (CFSP) 2015/383 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/375 added seven people and six entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures.
  • Libya – Decision (CFSP) 2015/382 and Council Regulation (EU) 2015/374 expanded the criteria for sanctions designation. Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/376 removed one person and made changes to others subject to restrictive measures.

Export and import restrictions

  • Somalia – Decision (CFSP) 2015/335 adopted the UN decision giving member states the right to inspect Somali vessels when they are believed to be carrying charcoal, weapons or military equipment in violations of bans and embargoes.

Travel Constraints

  • Zimbabwe – Decision (CFSP) 2015/277 extended travel restrictions until February 2016
  • Al-Qaeda – Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/274, Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/480
  • The Central African Republic – Decision (CFSP) 2015/336 removed one person from the list.
  • Somalia – Decision (CFSP) 2015/337 removed one person from the sanctions list.
  • The situation in Ukraine – Decision (CFSP) 2015/432 removed one person from the sanctions.
  • Syria – Decision (CFSP) 2015/383 imposed restrictive measures on an additional seven people and six entities.
  • Libya – Decision (CFSP) 2015/382 and Council Regulation (EU) 2015/374 expanded the criteria for designation. Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/376 removed one person and change others subject to restrictive measures.

Links:

Decision (CFSP) 2015/277

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/275

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/274

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/480

Decision (CFSP) 2015/336

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/324

Decision (CFSP) 2015/337

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/325

Regulation (EU) 2015/357

Regulation (EU) 2015/427

Decision (CFSP) 2015/383

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/375

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/382

Council Regulation (EU) 2015/374

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/376

Decision (CFSP) 2015/335

Decision (CFSP) 2015/432

Categories: Al-Qaida & ISIL (Da'esh) Sanctions Central African Republic sanctions Export Control Finnish regulatory updates Libya Sanctions Sanctions Lists Somalia Sanctions Syrian Sanctions Terrorism Travel Restrictions Ukraine sanctions ZImbabwe Sanctions

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