The UK has published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on Russia, which will come into force if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal. Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/855 and Explanatory Memorandum. The UK has released guidance on regulations on the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and South […]
The US is continuing sanctions on South Sudan for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13663. These sanctions impose asset freezes and travel bans on those responsible for (inter alia) “widespread violence and atrocities, human rights abuses, recruitment and use of child soldiers, attacks on peacekeepers, and obstruction […]
The UK government has now published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on the following regimes: · The Democratic Republic of Congo (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/433. See Explanatory Memorandum. · South Sudan (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/438. See Explanatory Memorandum. These regulations will not come until force […]
OFAC has added 3 individuals and 6 entities to its South Sudan sanctions list, pursuant to Executive Order 13664 (asset freeze and travel ban). Israel Ziv and Obac William Olawo were designated for being “leaders of entities whose actions have the purpose or effect of expanding or extending the conflict in South Sudan”. Those designated […]
On 13 July 2018, the UN Security Council adopted UNSC Resolution 2428 (2018), which (inter alia) imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan until 31 May 2019 and designated two “high-ranking” individuals (Malek Reuben Riak Rengu and Paul Malong Awan) for targeted measures (previous blog). Earlier this week (13 August), the EU implemented those UN sanctions...