On 31 March 2022, the UK designated 14 additional Russian individuals and entities under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/855). In particular, these include two Russian state media entities: (i) Rossiya Segodnya (which owns Sputnik); and (ii) TV-Novosti (which owns RT). Please see the full list of new entries and OFSI’s notice here.
Ross Evans is a Senior Associate in the EU, Competition and Trade team in London, who specializes in advising companies in the technology, telecoms, engineering, and fintech sectors on how to manage a rapidly changing landscape of competition/antitrust, trade law, and national security and investment regimes. He regularly advises clients in relation to UK public interest intervention rules and national security and investment issues, and on global foreign investment review strategy, leveraging his expertise in trade and export control laws and competition merger control regimes, and an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies.