By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Sanctions Profile: Serbia

At a glance

There is no EU sanctions regime on Serbia, but a provision still remains in force of the repealed UN Yugoslavia sanctions regime, which is strictly limited to a prohibition to satisfy certain claims made in relation to contracts affected by the repealed UN Resolution 757 (1992) and related resolutions.

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Latest US sanctions on Russia

Last week OFAC introduced a new wave of over 120 Russia sanctions designations, further restricting access to military products, targeting the Russian metal, mining, and energy sectors, and aiming to reduce Russia’s access to the international finance system (press release, press release, notice). The measures target entities from other countries who are allegedly exporting to Russia.  4 entities from Kyrgyzstan …

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OFAC sanctions official linked to corruption in Serbia

Yesterday OFAC designated Aleksandar Vulin, a Serbian politician who is currently the director of the Security Intelligence Agency (BIA) and formerly served as minister of internal affairs (press release, notice). According to the US Treasury, Mr Vulin has been “implicated in transnational organized crime, illegal narcotics operations, and misuse of public office” and “has maintained a mutually beneficial relationship with …


OFSI amends anti-corruption, Syria, and Russia sanctions lists

Yesterday, OFSI amended the anti-corruption, Syria, and Russia sanctions lists.  The anti-corruption amendment corrected Zvonko Veselinovic’s name. The Syria amendment removed Exceed Development and Investment Company, owned by Hayan Mohammad Nazem Qaddour, and Maen Rizk Allah Haykal, as a related business to the sanctioned entity, Damascus Cham Holding. The Russia amendment edited the reason for Roman Nikolaevich Lepa’s listing.  He …

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UK passes Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The UK has passed the Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/26, which make amendments to a number of EU sanctions regimes to ensure (inter alia) that they continue to apply within the UK after Brexit. The Regulations will come into force on exit day…. This content is for subscribers onlyTo continue reading please login or subscribe....

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Current Sanctions


Council Regulation (EC) No 1733/94

Council Decision 94/366/CFSP

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