Yesterday, Canada added 16 more entities to its list of designated persons under its economic sanctions measures against Russia. Canada has now imposed broad sanctions against 90 entities and individuals in connection with recent events in Ukraine and Russia. As summarized in our last alert, Canada Expands Economic Sanctions Against Russia, all persons in Canada and all Canadians outside of Canada are subject to wide-ranging prohibitions on activities involving designated persons and are strongly advised to conduct enhanced due diligence regarding business dealings involving that region of the world.

The 16 entities were added yesterday to the list established under Canada’s Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations. The names of those entities, including additional a.k.a. information provided by the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, are as follows:

  • Aquanika (a.k.a. Aquanika LLC; a.k.a. LLC Russkoye Vremya; a.k.a. Obshchestvo S Ogranichennoi Otvetstvennostyu Russkoe Vremya; a.k.a. Russkoe Vremya OOO; a.k.a. Russkoye Vremya LLC)
  • Avia Group LLC (a.k.a. Avia Group LTD)
  • Avia Group Nord LLC
  • CJSC Zest (a.k.a. Zest Leasing)
  • InvestCapitalBank (a.k.a. InvestKapitalBank; a.k.a. OJSC InvestCapitalBank; a.k.a. Open Joint Stock Company InvestCapitalBank)
  • JSB Sobinbank (a.k.a. Sobinbank)
  • Sakhatrans LLC (a.k.a. Obshchestvo S Ogranichennoi Otvetstvennostyu Sakha (Yakutskaya) Transportnaya Kompaniya; a.k.a. Sakhatrans OOO)
  • SMP Bank (a.k.a. Bank Severny Morskoy Put; a.k.a. SMP Bank Open Joint-Stock Company)
  • Stroygazmontazh (a.k.a. Limited Liability Company Stroygazmontazh; a.k.a. Stroygazmontazh Corporation; a.k.a. "SGM")
  • Stroytransgaz Group (a.k.a. Stroytransgaz; a.k.a. "STG Group")
  • Stroytransgaz Holding (a.k.a. STG Holding Limited; a.k.a. STG Holdings Limited; a.k.a. Stroytransgaz Holding Limited; a.k.a. "STGH")Stroytransgaz LLC (a.k.a. OOO Stroytransgaz)
  • Stroytransgaz OJSC (a.k.a. OAO Stroytransgaz)
  • Stroytransgaz-M LLC
  • The Limited Liability Company Investment Company Abros (a.k.a. LLC IC Abros)
  • Volga Group (a.k.a. Volga Group Investments; a.k.a. Volga Resources; a.k.a. Volga Resources Group)