This Regulation, the purpose of which is to enable the sanctions currently in place to take effect against corporate bodies and individuals, was published on 27 October 2010 and came into force with immediate effect. It replaced Regulation 423/2007.

For further information on this Regulation please see the Client Alert issued on 27 October 2010, which is available on the firm’s external website.

The full text of the Regulation is available on EUR-Lex: http://eurlex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:281:SOM:EN:HTML