Sanctions Alert Issue 45

15 December 2015
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Iran News
  • CJEU Annuls Relisting of Iranian Oil Company
  • JCPOA Implementation Day May Be January 2016
Russia and Ukraine News
  • Russia Imposes Sanctions on Turkey
  • CJEU Hands Down First Judgment on Ukraine Misappropriation Sanctions
  • Non-EU Member States Align Themselves with EU Policies
  • Western Leaders Agree to Extend Russian Sanctions by Six Months
EU News
  • Zimbabwe: EU Updates Sanctions Regime
  • Yemen: EU Updates Sanctions List
  • Guinea: EU Extends Sanctions Regime
  • Moldova: EU Extends Sanctions Regime
  • Belarus: EU Delists Four Entities
  • Burundi: Non-EU Member States Align Themselves with EU Sanctions
  • Somalia: EU Removes Individual from Sanctions List
  • CJEU Dismisses Sanabel Relief Agency’s Annulment Application
US News
  • US Terminates Liberia-Related Sanctions
  • New Burundi-Related Sanctions Are Imposed
  • Expanded List of Medical Supplies Allowed for Export to Iran
  • OFAC Clarifies Obligations of US Financial Institutions in Processing Transactions Related to Cuba Travel
  • Banco do Brasil New York Branch Settles over False Hit List Errors
  • US Network Equipment Provider and UK Subsidiary Settle with OFAC over Products and Services Exported to Iran, Sudan and Syria
  • OFAC Blocks Russian Bank and Other Businesses and Individuals with Alleged Ties to Syria’s Assad Regime
  • OFAC Blocks Individuals and Company Linked to North Korean Mining Concern
  • Additional Hizballah Front Companies Identified
  • US Blocks Individuals, Entities Linked to Colombian and Mexican Drugs Cartels
  • Altaf Khanani Money Laundering Organisation Designated as TCO
  • US Blocks Islamic State Leader
  • Multiple Individuals and Entities Dropped from SDN List
  • US Assistant Attorney General Speaks on Sanctions and OFAC Compliance at SIFMA Conference
UN News
  • 1998 Sanctions Committee Adds One Individual to its Sanctions List
  • UNSC Expands Central African Republic Sanctions
  • Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee Deletes Three Individuals from its Sanctions List
UK News
  • Court of Appeal Requires Disclosure in Bank Mellat Case
  • British Man Extradited to US in Syrian Export Charge
  • HMT Publishes Quarterly Report on Counter-Terrorist Asset Freezing Regime