Canada has amended the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations in order to list the following individuals, all of whom had previously been designated by the EU: Petr Grigorievich Jarosh, Oleg Grigorievich Kozyura, Viacheslav Ponomariov (also designated by the US), Igor Mykolaiovych Bezler, Igor Kakidzyanov, Oleg Tsariov, Roman Lyagin, Aleksandr Malykhin, Natalia Vladimirovna Poklonskaya and Igor Sergeievich Shevchenko. Canada has also listed an oil company, Feodosia Enterprise, which is also designated by the EU.

The Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations prohibit any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada from (i) dealing in any property, wherever situated, held by or on behalf  of a designated person, (ii) entering into or facilitating, directly or indirectly, any transaction related to any such dealing, (iii) providing any financial or other related service in respect of any such dealing, (iv) making any goods, wherever situated, available to a designated person, or (v) providing any financial or related service to or for the benefit of a designated person.

Canada has also amended the grounds on which a person can be designated to include “obstruct[ing] the work of international organizations in Ukraine”.

Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations

Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations