On 29 January, the EU published Council Regulation (EU) 2015/138, which amends Council Regulation (EU) No 208/2014, and Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/143, which amends Council Decision 2014/119/CFSP, concerning restrictive measures directed against certain individuals and entities in view  of the situation in Ukraine.  These amendments aim to clarify the designation criteria for targeting individuals responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian State funds by including individuals subject to investigation by the Ukrainian authorities for (a) the misappropriation of Ukrainian public funds or assets, or (b) abuse of public office for unjustified personal advantage resulting in a loss to Ukrainian public funds or assets.