25 juli 2017
B&A Law is extremely proud and honoured to announce that Yvo has been awarded the title "Young Practitioner of the Year" by the worldwide renowned sanctions and export control magazine, WorldECR! An unbelievable honour for him personally and a great recognition for all his work at the Firm, particularly when taking into account the impressive track records of all the other nominees.
23 juli 2017
US Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on new sweeping sanctions legislation against Russia's meddling in the US presidential elections, its actions in the Crimea and its support of the Syrian regime. The new legislation would limit the US Presidents ability to suspend or terminate the Russia sanctions. We already wrote about the sanctions bill, which article can be found here. Although the version of the bill includes a small number of changes, technical and substantive, from the Senate legislation,
19 juli 2017
On 18 July 2017, the United States imposed new sanctions on Iran in a response to - what is referred to as - "continued Iranian threats". The Administration has designated 18 entities and individuals supporting Irans ballistic missile program and Irans military procurement, Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and sponsorship of terrorism, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382 (which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery and supporters of such activity)
3 juli 2017
On 23 June 2017, the EU has updated the listings of 23 people and 14 entities on its Iran anti-nuclear proliferation and ballistic missile sanctions described in Regulation (EU) No 267/2012. This update was done in order to reflect the amendments made to the identifying information by the UN.
3 juli 2017
On 28 June 2017, the EU Council has decided to renew the EU Russia sanctions regime for another 6 months, until 21 January 2018. The EU Russia sanctions regime includes restrictive measures that target Russias financial, energy, and defence sector and also includes measures regarding dual-use goods.
22 juni 2017
On 23 June 2017, the EU has renewed its Crimea and Sevastopol sanctions regime until 23 June 2018. The restrictive measures under this sanctions regime include prohibitions on the import of products originating in, export of certain goods and technologies to, investment in, and tourism in Crimea and Sevastopol.
22 juni 2017
On 20 June 2017, the EU decided to renew the EU Guinea-Bissau sanctions regime. The restrictive measures under this sanctions regime target people who played a leading role in the coup détat of 12 April 2012, and those who aim to undermine the rule of law and curtail the primacy of civilian power.