The Japanese government introduced further sanctions against Russia and Belarus on 7 October 2022. These include:

Designations of 58 Russian individuals, 9 Russian entities and 23 individuals who are considered to have been directly responsible for the unilateral annexation of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia

These individuals and entities are subject to the following sanctions:

  • Restrictions on payments – A license is required to make a payment to the designated banks.      
  • Restrictions on capital transactions – A license is required on capital transactions, including deposits, trusts, and loan contracts, etc., with the designated person or entities.

The list of newly designated persons/ entities is available here.

Read our previous blogs on earlier sanctions imposed by the Japanese government here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

To view Japan’s lists of currently designated persons/entities, click on these links: Russian FederationSpecially designated banks in the Russian FederationRussian government and its governmental organizations subject to prohibition of issuance or subscription of securities, Russian Specially Designated entities (1),  (2), (3), and (4),  Belarusian Specially Designated entities (1) and (2), Crimea, Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic, and Republic of Belarus.





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