EU renews listing of vessel under Libya sanctions

In line with the UN Security Council, the EU has renewed and amended the listing of vessel ‘Lynn S’ under its Libya sanctions regime until 29 January 2018, see Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/2008 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2006 (which amend the lists found in Annex V to Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1333 and Annex V to Council Regulation (EU) 2016/44).

The EU Notice explains that the shipowner may submit a request at any time to the “Focal Point” of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee for a reconsideration of the vessel’s inclusion, and may challenge the Commission’s Implementing Regulation in the EU General Court. UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) Notice 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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