Archivi categoria: sanctions
Joint Statement of the United States and Germany on Support for Ukraine, European Energy Security, and Climate Goals
The governments of France, Germany and the UK respond to Iranian plans to expand its nuclear programme and restrict IAEA monitoring access. Statement by the governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom: We, the governments of France, Germany and … Continua a leggere
Executive Order 13936 of July 14, 2020 The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization 2020-15646
Verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 (2015)
Rule of Law: European Commission launches infringement procedure to safeguard the independence of judges in Poland
Today, the European Commission launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the new law on the judiciary of 20 December 2019, which entered into force on 14 February 2020. Link Rule_of_Law_Poland
Invites Public Comments to Identify Additional Products Potentially Helpful to U.S. Response Washington, DC – Throughout the process of administering its Section 301 action to combat China’s acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation, the … Continua a leggere
Bachelet calls for easing of sanctions to enable medical systems to fight COVID-19 and limit global contagion
Arabic | Chinese | French | Russian | Spanish GENEVA (24 March 2020) – Broad sectoral sanctions should urgently be re-evaluated in countries facing the coronavirus pandemic, in light of their potentially debilitating impact on the health sector and human … Continua a leggere
Department of Justice Announces Indictment Charging Russians, Italians and Others With Attempting to Evade Security Sanctions Individuals and Companies Disguised Destination of Mining Equipment
A newly unsealed superseding indictment has charged Russian and Italian nationals, a U.S. citizen and various companies in a conspiracy to evade international trade sanctions. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia unsealed the superseding indictment … Continua a leggere
A presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, John Brown, Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) Counterintelligence Division, and William F. … Continua a leggere
Council Regulation (EU) 2019/796 of 17 May 2019 concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/797 of 17 May 2019 concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States … Continua a leggere
https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-securing-information-communications-technology-services-supply-chain/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/message-congress-securing-information-communications-technology-services-supply-chain/ See also OFAC Sanctions Related to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Third Chamber) 17 January 2019 – Case C?168/17 (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in Libya — A chain of contracts concluded … Continua a leggere
2019 No. 26 EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION The Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c.16) in order to address failures … Continua a leggere
Ukraine: EU adds six entities involved in the construction of the Kerch Bridge connecting the illegally annexed Crimea to Russia to sanctions list
The Council added six entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. They are listed because of their involvement in the construction of the Kerch … Continua a leggere
Kerch Strait bridge (“the Crimean Bridge”): individual sanctions against 6 people involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch Strait bridge.
It seems that at the recent EU-Ukraine Summit the ambassadors of the EU member states approved the decision to impose individual sanctions against 6 people involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch Strait bridge. http://www.president.gov.ua/en/news/dyakuyu-za-pidtrimku-ukrayini-u-protidiyi-rosijskomu-agresor-48810
Today the European Commission is announcing provisional safeguard measures concerning imports of a number of steel products. These measures will address the diversion of steel from other countries to the EU market as a result of the recently imposed US … Continua a leggere
Antitrust: Commission fines Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google’s search engine – Antitrust: la Commissione infligge a Google un’ammenda di 4.34 miliardi di € per pratiche illegali riguardanti i dispositivi mobili Android volte a rafforzare la posizione dominante del motore di ricerca di Google
The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators to cement its dominant position in general internet search. IP-18-4581_IT IP-18-4581_EN … Continua a leggere
Iran institutes proceedings against the United States with regard to a dispute concerning alleged violations of the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights between Iran and the United States, and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures Iran … Continua a leggere
Upon the request of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was held on 6 July in Vienna at ministerial level. The Joint Commission met to discuss the … Continua a leggere
Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months. Il Consiglio ha prorogato le sanzioni economiche riguardanti settori specifici dell’economia russa fino al 31 gennaio 2019.
On 5 July 2018, the Council prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 January 2019. This decision follows an update from President Macron and Chancellor Merkel to the European Council of 28-29 June 2018 on the … Continua a leggere
Rule of Law: Commission launches infringement procedure to protect the independence of the Polish Supreme Court. Stato di diritto: Procedimento d’infrazione della Commissione a tutela dell’indipendenza della Corte suprema polacca.
IP-18-4341_EN IP-18-4341_IT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4341_it.htm Today, the European Commission has launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the Polish law on the Supreme Court. On 3 July, 27 out of 72 Supreme Court judges face … Continua a leggere
This event explores the impact of Brexit on economic sanctions from different perspectives – law, policy, and industry. The first panel will discuss the new legal framework in the UK, the second will look at policy implications and sanctions relationships … Continua a leggere
Technical note on coordination of external security. Detail on the UK’s position on coordination on external security.
Technical note on coordination of external security Detail on the UK’s position on coordination on external security. Technical_Note_Coordination_on_External_Security – 21 June 2018 Sanctions are a key foreign policy tool,and much of our future cooperation on sanctions will flow from UK-EU … Continua a leggere
EU adopts rebalancing measures in reaction to US steel and aluminium tariffs – L’UE adotta misure di riequilibrio in reazione ai dazi statunitensi sull’acciaio e sull’alluminio
IP-18-4220_IT IP-18-4220_EN IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION UNDER ARTICLE 12.5 OF THE AGREEMENT ON SAFEGUARDS TO THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE IN GOODS OF PROPOSED SUSPENSION OF CONCESSIONS AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH 2 OF ARTICLE 8 OF THE AGREEMENT ON SAFEGUARDS … Continua a leggere
Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions by one year. Annessione illegale della Crimea e di Sebastopoli: l’UE proroga le sanzioni di un anno.
Il 18 giugno 2018 il Consiglio ha prorogato fino al 23 giugno 2019 le misure restrittive in risposta all’annessione illegale della Crimea e di Sebastopoli da parte della Russia. http://www.consilium.europa.eu/it/press/press-releases/2018/06/18/illegal-annexation-of-crimea-and-sevastopol-eu-extends-sanctions-by-one-year/ http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/06/18/illegal-annexation-of-crimea-and-sevastopol-eu-extends-sanctions-by-one-year/
Fight against human trafficking in Libya: EU sanctions six human traffickers and smugglers in line with UN decision – Lotta contro la tratta degli esseri umani in Libia: l’UE sanziona sei trafficanti di esseri umani e passatori in linea con la decisione dell’ONU
Il 14 giugno il Consiglio ha recepito nel diritto dell’UE le sanzioni adottate il 7 giugno dalle Nazioni Unite che impongono il divieto di viaggio e il congelamento dei beni a sei trafficanti di esseri umani e passatori operativi in … Continua a leggere
La Corte di giustizia conferma il mantenimento del congelamento di capitali di Rami Makhlouf, cugino di Bachar al-Assad, per il periodo 2016-2017. The Court of Justice confirms that the fund-freezing measures imposed on Rami Makhlouf, cousin of Bashar al-Assad, must be maintained for the period 2016-2017.
Sentenza nella causa C-458/17 Rami Makhlouf / Consiglio 14 giugno 2018 cp180085en cp180085it
1970 Libya Sanctions Committee adds leaders of a transational trafficking network or involved in brutal treatment of migrants to its sanctions list .
http://www.whatsinblue.org/2018/06/libya-reauthorisation-of-maritime-interdiction-and-addition-of-names-to-sanctions-list.php “1970 Libya Sanctions Committee adds individuals to its sanctions list The six names were proposed by the Netherlands, supported by France, the UK, the US, and non-Council member Germany, for human rights abuses against migrants. They are the first … Continua a leggere
To: Steven MNUCHIN, Secretary of the Treasury, The United States of America and Mike POMPEO, Department of State, The United States of America Dear colleagues, We strongly regret the decision taken by the United States to withdraw from the Joint … Continua a leggere
Accordo sul nucleare IRAN JCPOA – La Commissione europea agisce per tutelare gli interessi delle imprese europee che investono in Iran nell’ambito dell’impegno costante dell’Unione a favore del piano d’azione congiunto globale – European Commission acts to protect the interests of EU companies investing in Iran as part of the EU’s continued commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Regolamento (CE) n. 2271/96 del Consiglio del 22 novembre 1996 relativo alla protezione dagli effetti extraterritoriali derivanti dall’applicazione di una normativa adottata da un paese terzo, e dalle azioni su di essa basate o da essa derivanti La Commissione europea … Continua a leggere
GUIDELINES ON IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF RESTRICTIVE MEASURES (SANCTIONS) IN EU CFSP – ORIENTAMENTI SULL’ATTUAZIONE E LA VALUTAZIONE DELLE MISURE RESTRITTIVE (SANZIONI) NELLA PESC
GUIDELINES ON IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF RESTRICTIVE MEASURES (SANCTIONS) IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE EU COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY ST_5664_2018_INIT_EN ORIENTAMENTI SULL’ATTUAZIONE E LA VALUTAZIONE DELLE MISURE RESTRITTIVE (SANZIONI) NEL CONTESTO DELLA POLITICA ESTERA E DI SICUREZZA COMUNE DELL’UE ST_5664_2018_INIT_IT
April 18, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada North Korea’s continued development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic missile programs poses a grave threat to international peace and security. We remain committed to the complete, … Continua a leggere
La Commissione attiva la procedura dell’art. 7 TUE nei confronti della Polonia – Rule of Law: European Commission acts to defend judicial independence in Poland
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5367_en.htm Rule of Law: European Commission acts to defend judicial independence in Poland Despite repeated efforts, for almost two years, to engage the Polish authorities in a constructive dialogue in the context of the Rule of Law Framework, the Commission … Continua a leggere
COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2016/44 of 18 January 2016 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya and repealing Regulation (EU) No 204/2011 CELEX32016R0044ENTXT
COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2015/1333 of 31 July 2015 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya, and repealing Decision 2011/137/CFSP
Restrictive measures on the freezing and recovery of assets of persons identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian State funds and persons responsible for human rights violations, with a view to consolidating and supporting the rule of law and respect for human rights in Ukraine.
COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) No 208/2014 of 5 March 2014 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine CELEX32014R0208ENTXT COUNCIL DECISION 2014/119/CFSP of 5 March 2014 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain … Continua a leggere
Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes Entry of Yasin Abdullah Ezzedine Qadi from Its List
Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes Entry of Yasin Abdullah Ezzedine Qadi from Its List Decision Taken Following Review of Delisting Request Submitted Through Office of the Ombudsperson On 5 October 2012, the Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee removed the … Continua a leggere