EU de-lists 1 entity from Iraq sanctions

The EU has de-listed South Refineries Company from its sanctions relating to Iraq, which freeze the assets of the previous Government of Iraq, and related people and entities, if those assets were located outside of Iraq on 22 May 2003. The update implements a UN decision to de-list South Refineries Company from its own sanctions on 6 September.

See Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1642 amending Council Regulation (EC) 1210/2003. HM Treasury’s notice is here.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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