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314 entries amended on the consolidated list 314 entries have been amended under the Russia, Cyber, and Belarus financial sanctions regimes. On 27 May 2022 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under regulations made under the Sanctions Act. 299 entries have been […]

OFSI amends 63 Russia sanctions listings

64 entries amended on the consolidated list 63 entries have been amended under the Russia financial sanctions regime and 1 entry has been corrected under the Iran (Nuclear) financial sanctions regime. On 24 May 2022 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under […]

UK nationals can travel from or within Russia – now that there’s a new General Licence

OFSI General Licence – Russia OFSI has issued General Licence INT/2022/1839676 under Regulation 64 of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.  Under General Licence INT/2022/1839676, UK nationals may purchase tickets for flights or rail journeys originating in, or within, Russia from PJSC Aeroflot, JSC Rossiya Airlines, JSC Ural Airlines or Russian Railways.  […]

Global consistency: Canada adds to Russia sanctions lists, adds import & export bans …

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Russian oligarchs in response to Putin’s continued aggression on Ukraine May 20, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s […]

ASO amends UN counter terror, Russia sanctions

Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List   Following registration of the below listed Legislative Instruments made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, DFAT has updated the Consolidated List: Charter of the United Nations (Listed Entities) Amendment (No. 2) Instrument 2022 (legislation.gov.au) Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared […]

OFSI extends deadline of Russia-related General Licence

OFSI Amends General Licence – Russia OFSI has amended General licence – INT/2022/1469378 which was issued under Regulation 64 of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.  The expiry date of General licence INT/2022/1469378, in relation to the Wind Down of Positions Involving Sovcomflot, has been extended The Licence now expires on 30 June 2022. […]

HM Treasury announces new trade sanctions

Press release UK punishes Putin with new round of sanctions on £1.7 billion of goods The UK is today (9 May) announcing a new package of sanctions on Russia and Belarus targeting £1.7 billion worth of trade.From:Department for International Trade, HM Treasury, The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, and The Rt Hon Rishi […]