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June 24, 2016: Finnish Regulatory Update

Financial sanctions The situation in Ukraine, Crimea and Sevastopol Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/982 extended restrictive measures until June 23, 2017 Export and import restrictions Liberia Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/994 Council Regulation (EU) 2016/983 repeals the remaining sanctions The situation in Ukraine, Crimea and Sevastopol.  Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/982 extended restrictive measures until June […]

December 13, 2015: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

The December 13th circular by the Hong Kong Securites and Futures Commission notified firms of three changes: changes to the US Executive Order 13224 sanctions lists, changes to UN Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee sanctions listings, and the repeal of the asset-freezing part of the UN Liberian sanctions program. It also notes […]

October 9, 2015: Finnish regulatory updates

On a regular basis, Finnish regulators publish EU sanctions compliance links. Here is the October 9th, 2015 edition: Financial sanctions Ukraine Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1781 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1777 Liberia – termination of sanctions Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1782 Council Regulation (EU) 2015/1776 Burundi Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1763 Council Regulation […]

Sweden Explains It All: EU Liberia sanctions

This is the historical background on the sanctions against Liberia: The United Nations Security Council introduced a series of sanctions against Liberia during the civil war in 1989-2003. Initially only an arms embargo was introduced, but over time the sanctions were extended. Since the peace agreement of 18 August 2003, […]