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The beat goes on… OFSI sanctions 7 more Russian oligarchs, grants a license to Chelsea FC

UK regulators added the following persons: 1. ABRAMOVICH, Roman ArkadyevichName (non-Latin script): Роман Аркадьевич АБРАМОВИЧDOB: 24/10/1966. POB: Saratov, Russia a.k.a: ABRAMOVICH, Roman Nationality: (1) Russia (2) Israel (3) Portugal Passport Number: (1) CB982788 (2) 24132276 Passport Details: (1) Portugal (2) Israel Position: (1) Businessman – Owner of Chelsea Football Club […]

Faster, faster, pussycat…

Press release Further measures to move faster with sanctions and clamp down on Putin’s regime The Government has put forward series of amendments to the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill to crack down on corrupt elites and ramp up pressure on Putin’s regime.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, The Rt Hon […]

OFSI updates its Russia sanctions regulations

New Sanctions measures – Russia regime As part of updated regulations in the Russia sanctions regime, there are new restrictions on the provision of financial services for the purpose of foreign exchange reserve and asset management. The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2022 prohibit a UK individual or entity from […]

New UK sanctions – finances and naval measures

Press release UK introduces new sanctions against Russia including ban on ships and fresh financial measures The UK has introduced new sanctions against Russia, including a ban on ships and fresh financial measures.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Department for Transport, The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, and The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MPPublished1 […]

UK statement on sanctioning Belarusian parties

Press release UK imposes sanctions on Belarus for its role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has today (Tuesday 1 March) launched a first tranche of sanctions against Belarusian individuals and organisations in response to the role the country is playing in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.From:Foreign, […]

February 25, 2022: UK sanctions Putin and Lavrov

Press release UK Government sanctions Vladimir Putin and Sergey Lavrov President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be hit with an assets freeze as part of the UK’s punitive sanctions regime to degrade Russia’s economy and military infrastructure.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MPPublished25 February […]