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Council issues Syria and Taliban sanctions.
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Syria
  • August 5 2011

The Council has adopted legislation imposing restrictive measures on individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban and extending the scope of the sanctions against Syria to cover additional individuals

UK and EU sanctions against Syria
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Syria, United Kingdom
  • September 28 2011

Since anti-government protests began in Syria in March, unrest has continued and spread across the country

EU expanded sanctions against Iran and Belarus, and conclusions in relation to Libya and Syria, update on U.S. sanctions on Iran
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Belarus, European Union, Iran, Libya, Syria, USA
  • October 12 2011

Today, the EU has added 29 persons to the list of those targeted by an asset freeze and a visa ban because of their involvement in human rights violations in Iran

United Nations, European Union, and the United States ease economic sanctions against Libya
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Libya, USA
  • September 19 2011

On Friday 16 September 2011, the United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted Regulation 2009 (2011), which paves the way for further lifting of economic sanctions against Libya, most notably by removing the Libyan National Oil Corporation and Zuietina Oil Company from the sanctions list

EU decision leads to swift disconnect of Iranian financial institutions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • March 20 2012

On March 15, 2012, the Council of the European Union (Council) adopted Council Decision 2012152CFSP (amending Decision 2010413CFSP

EU sanctions against Iran
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • February 3 2012

Recent weeks have seen the international community introducing a wave of new sanctions against Iran aimed at ratcheting up the pressure on Iran’s nuclear activity

Conflicts between German prohibitions of boycott measures and US anti-terrorism law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • November 20 2012

The European financing market is increasingly faced with the conflict between, on one hand, US anti-terrorism laws imposing obligatory sanctions in line with US foreign policy and, on the other hand, German foreign trade laws which prohibit boycott measures

International Trade and Technology Transfer Reporter IT3: 2012 Issue 2
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • November 29 2012

“Breakneck speed” might be an overstatement, but it cannot be denied that achieving broad export control reform as envisioned by the Obama Administration requires a massive undertaking involving many complex issues that it will take considerable time to work through and finally resolve

EU intensifies sanctions against Iran and Syria
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • European Union, Iran, Syria
  • October 17 2012

The Council of the European Union (“EU”) decided on Monday, October 15, 2012 to intensify political pressure on the governments of Iran and Syria by strengthening existing measures as well as adopting further new sanctions

Iran and Syria: recent sanctions update
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Iran, Syria
  • October 22 2012

Last week the European Union (“EU”) introduced further restrictive measures against Iran in light of Iran’s failure to engage in negotiations to address deepening international concerns over the nature of its nuclear programme