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EU, OFSI amend 2 in Turkey sanctions regime

Pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1655, UK regulators amended the following individual designations: 1. AKALIN, Mehmet Ferruh DOB: 09/12/1960. Nationality: Turkish Passport Details: Passport No or ID: 13571379758 Position: (1) Vice-President (Assistant General Manager) and member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) (2) Head […]

EU extends sanctions on Turkey’s illegal drilling

Sanctions regime against illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean extended by one year The Council today adopted a decision extending for one year, until 12 November 2021, the existing framework for restrictive measures in response to Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. The European Union will therefore maintain […]

EU, OFSI add first Turkey sanctions designations

Earlier today, UK regulators added: 1. AKALIN, Mehmet Ferruh DOB: 09/12/1960. Nationality: Turkish Passport Details: Passport No or ID: 13571379758 Position: Vice-President (Assistant General Manager) and member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) Other Information: Head of TPAO’s Exploration, R&D Centre and Information Technologies Departments. […]

EU sanctions two persons of Turkey drilling

Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean: EU puts two persons on sanctions list Today the Council has placed two persons under restrictive measures in relation to Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. These persons are responsible for or involved in planning, directing and implementing offshore hydrocarbon exploration activities […]