On 4 May 2022, the UK government announced[1] a ban on UK persons or entities exporting certain professional services to Russia, prohibiting Russian businesses
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As anticipated, the Economic Crime Bill was passed and became the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 on 14 March 2022. Overseas entities, their
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On Feb. 24, 2022, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a comprehensive package of sanctions targeting Russian entities and individuals following President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of
Continue Reading UK Issues Sanctions Against Russia Following President Putin’s Attack on Ukraine


Continue Reading The Pendulum Swings: Record Fine Imposed by UK Sanctions Monitor, but Only After Reduction on Review

Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Commission, has called for ‘new proposals to ensure Europe is more resilient to extraterritorial sanctions
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