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On April 26, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (“DPR”) and Luhansk People’s Republic (“LPR”) by designating an additional 203 individuals under the schedule of designated persons. The new designations consist of individuals determined by the Government of Canada to be current senior officials or current or former members of the People’s Councils of the so-called DPR and LPR. Generally speaking, the designation under the schedule imposes an asset freeze…

On April 19, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on Russia by designating an additional fourteen individuals under Schedule 1. The new individual designations consist of persons identified by the Government of Canada as oligarchs, their family members and close regime associates. Generally speaking, the designation under Schedule 1 imposes an asset freeze and dealings prohibition, subject to limited exceptions, which prohibits any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to: deal in any…

On April 5, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on Russia by designating an additional nine individuals under Schedule 1. The new individual designations consist of persons identified by the Government of Canada as oligarchs, their family members and regime associates. As well, Canada has prohibited the provision of insurance or reinsurance to or for the benefit of any person in Russia in relation to any good described in Chapter 88 (Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts…

On April 5, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on Belarus. First, nine Belarusian individuals were designated under Part 1.1 of Schedule 1 which is a discrete section of Schedule 1 for individuals identified by the Government of Canada to be involved in grave breaches of international peace and security and consists of six individuals identified as oligarchs and three Deputy Ministers of the Ministry of Defence. Second, Canada has prohibited the provision of insurance…