Sanctions Alert Issue 42

28 August 2015
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Upcoming Sanctions Events

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Seminar: The Beginning of the End of Iran Sanctions? Analysis and Business Implications

Iran News

  • EU Sanctions Amended to Allow Iran to Carry Out Nuclear Sanctions Deal Obligations
  • US Confirms Extension of Interim Iran Sanctions Relief
  • EU Extends Grandfather Clause on Certain Iran Oil and Petroleum Contracts
  • EU Court Dismisses Application by NITC for Interim Relief

Russia and Ukraine News

  • English Court of Appeal Allows Divorce Payments Notwithstanding Sanctions
  • Report Considers Impact of EU Russia Sanctions on Financial Markets

EU News

  • Afghanistan: EU Amends Sanctions List
  • Al-Qaeda: EU Amends Sanctions List
  • Belarus: EU Removes Individuals from Sanctions List
  • Counter-Terrorism Listings: No Changes
  • Libya: EU Updates Listings of 20 Individuals and 16 Entities and Permits Certain Arms Sales

US News

  • Following Guilty Plea, OFAC Issues Finding of Violation to Schlumberger Subsidiary for Oil Services in Iran and Sudan
  • Navigators Insurance Settles with OFAC for P&I Insurance of North Korean Flagged Vessels, Vessels Trading with Iran, Sudan, Cuba
  • Two US Exporters Settle with OFAC for Transactions with Designated WMD Proliferators
  • OFAC Penalises US-Based Online Business Infrastructure Company for Contracting with Software Developers Based in Iran
  • US Designates Four Turkish Individuals, Thirteen Entities, Ten Vessels Under Syria Sanctions Regulations
  • US Blocks Two Qatari Individuals for Financing al-Qaeda and Al-Nusrah
  • US Designates 15 Mexican Businesses and 6 Mexican Individuals under the Kingpin Act
  • US Blocks Alleged Conflict Diamond Dealers and CAR Militia Leaders