UK, US, EU & Canada impose Belarus sanctions

The UK, US, EU and Canada have imposed coordinated sanctions in response to the “continuing attacks on human rights and fundamental freedoms in Belarus, disregard for international norms and repeated acts of repression”. Joint Statement. UK The UK has designated 8...

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Australia passes law providing for thematic sanctions regimes

Today (2 December 2021), the Australian Parliament passed the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021 which amends the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 to provide for the establishment of thematic sanctions regimes. Before...

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ECJ overturns General Court’s annulment of Hamas designation

The European Court of Justice has overturned the General Court’s September 2019 judgment (T-308/18) which annulled the March and July 2018 acts maintaining Hamas on the EU’s terrorist sanctions list. Judgment C?833/19 P. Opinion of the Advocate General here. The...

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