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A Brief Explanation of the EU Blocking Statute Process in Support of the JCPOA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • May 21 2018

On May 18, the Commission announced the launch of the formal process to activate the EU “blocking statute” (Council Regulation (EC) 227196) by


EU Adopts Initial Set of Sanctions against Venezuela
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Venezuela, European Union
  • November 14 2017

In light of the continuing deterioration of the democracy and human rights in Venezuela, the Foreign Affairs Council of Ministers agreed on November


The EU Introduces a Raft of Additional Sanctions Against North Korea
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • North Korea, European Union
  • June 2 2016

On May 27, 2016, the European Union (EU) announced the introduction of further restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea


EU and US impose wide-ranging sanctions against Crimea
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, Russia, Ukraine, European Union
  • January 5 2015

On December 19, 2014, the European Union published Council Regulation (EU) No 13512014 (the EU Regulation) amending Council Regulation (EU) No


The EU clarifies the scope and application of existing sanctions against Russia
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Russia, European Union
  • December 9 2014

On December 4, 2014, the European Union published Council Regulation (EU) No 12902014, amending Council Regulation (EU) No 8332014 and Council


Implementation of enhanced EU sanctions targeting Iran
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • January 3 2013

On December 21, 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted two regulations enhancing the EU Iran sanctions. Although the EU sanctions still stop


EU enhances economic sanctions on luxury and dual use goods against Syria
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, Syria, European Union
  • June 19 2012

On 15 June 2012, the Council of the European Union (Council) approved Council Regulation (EU) No 1122212, enhancing EU sanctions on luxury and dual use goods exported to Syria.


EU implements enhanced sanctions against Iran and the Syrian regime
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Syria, European Union, Iran
  • March 30 2012

On March 23, 2012, the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union (Council) adopted new and expanded measures against Iran.


New EU Libyan sanctions target oil and gas and clarify scope of exemptions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Libya, European Union
  • April 21 2011

Further to our earlier client alerts on Libya sanctions please click here to view, the following is an update on the EU-Libya sanctions regime.


New EU sanctions against Iran
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, Iran
  • November 17 2010

On October 27, 2010, the European Council published Council Regulation (EU) No 9612010 ("the Regulation"), imposing enhanced economic sanctions against Iran.