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Ukraine EU and US impose asset freeze and travel ban on Ukrainian and Russian individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 18 2014

Following the weekend's Crimea referendum, the EU and US have taken further steps (building on those outlined in our previous briefing) to impose

Ukraine- further sanctions developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 21 2014

The EU, US and Russia have taken further steps in response to continuing events in Ukraine. On 20 March 2014, the US imposed an asset freeze and visa

Sanctions update: EU and US introduce further sanctions in response to the situation in Ukraine; EU amends sanctions against Libya, Central African Republic and Syria
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Libya, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, USA, Central African Republic, European Union
  • June 25 2014

On 17 June 2014, the US Department of Treasury announced that it was designating seven further individuals on the basis that they are responsible for

Interim relief from Iran sanctions extended to November 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 22 2014

In January 2014, the P51 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US) agreed a six month suspension of EU and US sanctions against Iran as

Geneva agreement temporary relaxation of US and EU sanctions against Iran announced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 25 2013

In the early hours of 24 November, the P51 (the UK, US, Germany, France, Russia and China, facilitated by the EU) announced that they had reached a

Ukraine sanctions update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Ukraine, USA
  • April 29 2014

The US and EU have implemented further sanctions in connection with the situation in Ukraine, consistent with recent indications that additional

Transparency International issues anti-bribery guidance on due diligence for transactions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • June 27 2012

Transparency International ("TI") has issued guidance for anti-bribery due diligence in mergers, acquisitions and investments (the "Guidance"

Ukraine EU imposes asset freeze on members of former government and issues a statement in relation to Russia; US introduces Executive Order permitting the blocking of assets
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA, European Union
  • March 7 2014

The EU and US have both recently taken steps to respond to recent events in Ukraine. On 5 March 2014, the EU introduced an asset freeze applying to

Iran sanctions: implementation of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 22 2014

In November 2013, the P51 reached agreement on a Joint Plan of Action (JPoA) to suspend certain sanctions in exchange for Iran rolling back aspects

Corporate crime update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 15 2012

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published a consultation on proposals to introduce a new enforcement tool: Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA