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On January 5, 2023, the US and Turkish governments took joint action imposed sanctions targeting four individuals and two entities determined to be associated with the financial facilitation network of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (“ISIS”). See here for the US action and here for the Turkish action. The designations target the Islamic State group’s head of foreign financing, Abd Al Hamid Salim Ibrahim Ismail Brukan al-Khatuni, and his network coordinated by his sons.…

The EU has adopted its ninth package of sanctions against Russia. All legislation introduced by the EU in relation to the latest package of sanctions can be found here. The new sanctions package includes: Additional designations of almost 200 individuals and entities. This includes the Russian armed forces, as well as individual officers and defence industrial companies, members of the State Duma and Federation Council, ministers, Russian proxy authorities in occupied areas of Ukraine and political…

The UK has adopted The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2022 . See here for explanatory memorandum accompanying this legislation. Updated guidance on Russia Sanctions has been published in order to reflect the changes introduced by the latest legislation. The new legislation introduces and expands on current trade and financial sanctions and comes into force on Friday, 16 December 2022. Trade sanctions Prohibits the direct and indirect provision of the following additional…

The UK has introduced a sanctions regime designed to target criminal actors, gangs and their financiers whose actions are causing instability in Haiti, pursuant to The Haiti (Sanctions) Regulations 2022, which enter into force on 28 December 2022. The restrictive measures consist of: financial sanctions measures through a targeted asset freeze on designated persons and prohibitions on making funds or economic resources available; trade sanctions, including restrictions on the trade in military goods and military…