Further to our blog post setting out the Council of the EU’s decision to extend restrictive measures against Syria until 1 June 2017, the relevant implementing legislation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/840 of 27 May 2016 (the “Regulation“) and Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/850 of 27 May 2016 (the “Decision“)). The Regulation and Decision enter into force tomorrow (29 May 2016).