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On June 27th, colleagues from Baker McKenzie’s Rome, London, and Washington DC offices will host a webinar focused on the latest US, EU, Italian and UK sanctions and export controls developments in an environment of ongoing geopolitical disruption. As part of our series of insights from senior officials, Baker McKenzie’s team will also be joined by Giovanni Brignone, Embassy Counsellor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Armament Materials Authorization Unit, as well as Filippo Mancuso,…

On Monday 27 May 2024, the EU established a new sanctions framework for the implementation of restrictive measures against those responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses, for the accelerating and systematic repression of civil society and democratic opposition, and for undermining democracy and the rule of law in Russia. As set out in Council Decision (CFSP) 2024/1484 and Council Regulation (EU) 2024/1485 (“Russia Human Rights Regulation”). In its press release (here), the European…

Please join Baker McKenzie and ICPA for a fireside chat with Lawrence Scheinert, Associate Director for Enforcement, Compliance, and Analysis at the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). During the discussion, Lawrence will outline OFAC’s enforcement program and priorities. He will also share his insights on enforcement actions, multilateral coordination and cooperation with other US regulators such as BIS, FinCEN, and the DOJ, impact of enforcement actions on non-US companies, among other topics. Please…

On May 2, 2024, the Ministry of Trade of Türkiye announced on its official X account that Türkiye implements complete export and import restriction against Israel effective immediately. This decision was made following the export restriction imposed on April 9, 2024 by Türkiye against Israel targeting 54 product groups, such as electric panels, aluminum wires, cement, sulfur, ceramics, marble, varnishes, and mineral fertilizers. The announcement of the Ministry of Trade can be reviewed on the official…