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UK government announces crackdown on fraud and money laundering

News story New crackdown on fraud and money laundering to protect UK economy Wide ranging reforms designed to bear down on kleptocrats, organised criminals and terrorists abusing the UK’s open economy have been introduced into Parliament.From:Home Office, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Serious Fraud Office, HM Treasury, Ministry of Justice, and Companies House Published22 […]

UK alert on phishing attempts

News story New internet phishing alert New emails and letters appearing to be from employees of the Government Legal Department/Bona Vacantia Division are in circulationFrom:Bona Vacantia and Government Legal DepartmentPublished8 August 2016Last updated13 May 2022 — See all updates Internet phishing alert We are currently aware of emails being sent from bogus email […]

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 […]

UK sanctions Evraz plc

Press release Russia: UK sanctions major manufacturer of Russian steel The UK has sanctioned Evraz plc, a major manufacturer of Russian steel. From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development OfficePublished5 May 2022 Today (Thursday 5 May) the UK Government has announced that Evraz plc has been sanctioned. The steel manufacturing and mining company operates […]

UK Foreign Secretary: No more UK services to Russia

Press release Russia cut off from UK services Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announces a ban on services exports, including management consulting, accounting and public relations, to Russia.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Chris Philp MP, […]

OFSI adds 2 more Abramovich associates to Russia sanctions

UK regulators today added the following 2 individuals: 1. TENENBAUM, EugeneDOB: –/09/1964. POB: Ukraine Nationality: Canada Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):RUS1338 (UK Statement of Reasons):Eugene TENENBAUM is associated with Roman Abramovich. Roman Abramovich is an involved person under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulation 2019. (Gender):Male Listed on: 14/04/2022 […]

208 new parties added to OFSI’s Russia sanctions

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) issued the following press release: Press release UK sanctions 178 Russian separatists in breakaway regions Foreign Secretary announces 178 new sanctions, coordinated with the EU, targeting those who prop up Russian-backed illegal breakaway regions of Ukraine.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon […]