Sanctions Alert Issue 40

10 July 2015
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Russia News

  • EU Renews Russia Economic Sanctions for Six Months
  • EU Extends Crimea and Sevastopol Sanctions by a Further Year
  • Canada Targets Russian Energy Firms with Economic Sanctions
  • Switzerland Implements New Prohibition on Arms Imports from Russia and Ukraine
  • Russia Renews Western Food Imports Ban

EU News

  • ECJ Rejects Appeal Against Belarus Listing
  • ECJ Considers Scope of “Logistical Support” to the Government of Iran as Iranian Company Loses Challenge to its Re-Listing
  • EU Amends Terrorist Asset Freeze Reasons for Four Individuals and Three Entities
  • Burundi: EU Warns of Potential Sanctions
  • Iran: EU Updates Nuclear Proliferation Sanctions List
  • North Korea: EU Adds Korea National Insurance Company and Six Senior Employees to Sanctions List
  • Syria: EU Removes President Bashar al-Assad’s Cousin from Sanctions List

US News

  • US and Cuba Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations
  • John Bean Technologies Settles with OFAC for IRISL Shipments
  • National Bank of Pakistan’s New York Branch Settles with OFAC for Payments to SDN Airline
  • US Makes New Narcotics and Terrorism Designations
  • OFAC Grants Numerous Requests for Removal from SDN List
  • US Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling $65 Million of Sensitive Electronics to Russia
  • Taiwanese National Pleads Guilty to Arranging Illegal Exports from US to Iran

UN News

  • Al-Qaeda: UN Security Council Amends Entry for Individual
  • South Sudan: UN Security Council Imposes Sanctions on Six Rival Commanders

UK News

  • UK High Court Refuses Listed Person’s Wife’s Application for an Interim Injunction to Unfreeze Bank Accounts