By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU adds new guidance on humanitarian exemption for Syria sanctions

The European Commission yesterday published new guidance on the humanitarian exemption in the EU Syria Sanctions Regime following the February 2023 earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. The exemption waived the need for the specified categories of humanitarian operators to seek prior permission from EU Member State National Competent Authorities (‘NCAs’) to provide funds or economic resources intended for humanitarian purposes …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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