Pauline Abbouche


On April 29, 2024, the European Union (“EU”) adopted the Directive (EU) 2024/1226 on the definition of criminal offenses and penalties for the violation of Union restrictive measures and amending Directive (EU) 2018/1673 (“Directive”). Member States will have until April 30, 2025 to transpose it into national legislation. The Directive defines criminal offenses and penalties and establishes minimum rules concerning the prosecution of violations or circumvention of EU sanctions in Member States and directs Member…