Tag Archives: Ukraine

EU clarifies Russian sanctions

On 5 December 2014, the European Commission published Regulation 1290/2014 (the Amending Regulation). This further amends Regulation 833/2014, which imposed sanctions against Russia in view of its actions in Ukraine. Several of the amendments appear to be aimed at clarifying the scope and application of the sanctions. Although not explicitly stated, this may be a … Continue Reading

Special Update: Overview of the US and EU Sanctions on Russia

Over the past six months, the United States and the European Union have coordinated efforts through sanctions and trade controls to respond to Russian activity in Crimea and Ukraine. There has been a long series of incremental changes to the sanctions and trade controls by the respective government authorities. For a summary of the state of US and … Continue Reading

July Sanctions Update: Ukraine and Iran

Since March 2014, we have been closely monitoring the developments relating to the situation in the Ukraine and reporting them as Client Alerts and blog updates. For a summary of the recent changes in respect of the Ukraine as well as an update on the position regarding the “Joint Plan of Action” in respect of Iran, … Continue Reading

Crisis in the Crimea: Sanctions Update

The European Union has made further additions to the list of sanctioned parties under the regime put in place in response to the Russian Federation’s actions in the Crimea. For further details, please see the recent post on Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog by David Myers, Sian Fellows, Alexandra Allan and Alexandra Gordon.… Continue Reading

Crisis in the Crimea: Sanctions Update

In response to the Russian Federation’s continued actions in southern and eastern Ukraine, both the United States and European Union have added further names to the lists of parties who are subject to sanctions. The US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) has also announced the addition of thirteen companies to the … Continue Reading

Crisis in the Crimea : Further Sanctions Update

The Russian Federation and the United States continue to clash over the proposed annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, with the United States adding 20 Russian officials and related persons to its list of sanctioned persons. Some of the persons recently added to the United States’ SDN List were recently sanctioned by the EU, as we … Continue Reading

Crisis in the Crimea: Sanctions Update

Tensions continue to mount between the Russian and Ukrainian governments in the wake of a controversial referendum that threatens to expand the borders of the Russian Federation. The results of that Crimean plebiscite show that an estimated 97 percent of voters favor the Russian annexation of Crimea, but the peninsula’s ethnic Tartars boycotted the referendum. … Continue Reading
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