UN removes 5 more entities from Iraq sanctions list

The UN Security Council has removed a further 5 entities from its Iraq sanctions list:  State Company For Electrical Industries; State Enterprise For Drug Industries; Iraqi Fairs Administration; State Enterprise For Shopping Centres; and State Trading Company For Construction Materials. As a result, the entities will now longer be subject to UN asset freezes. See UN press releases here and here.

The EU implemented the de-listings of the ‘State Company For Electrical Industries’ and the ‘State Enterprise For Drug Industries’ yesterday, see Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1286.

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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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