HFW | British Virgin Islands, European Union | 25 Oct 2023
On 17 October 2023, the BVI was removed from the EU's 'blacklist' of noncooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes following a meeting of the EU's…
UNUC Legal LLP | India | 25 Jul 2023
Blacklisting, a practice wherein the government or employers exclude individuals or entities from future contracts or business dealings, has been a…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Cameroon, etc. | 4 Jul 2023
The FATF updates its “black and grey” lists of high-risk jurisdictions, the UK consults on reforms to its AML/CTF supervisory regime, and Australia introduces a new law to combat foreign bribery – plus other key updates.
Tilleke & Gibbins | Myanmar | 31 Oct 2022
On October 21, 2022, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) added Myanmar to the list of high-risk jurisdictions having significant deficiencies to…
Lexology PRO | Global, Russia, Ukraine | 3 Mar 2022
The International Competition Network has suspended Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service from participating in all its upcoming events, after antitrust authorities in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and the Netherlands urged it to take action following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Belarus, Canada, etc. | 2 Mar 2022
A status update on the sanctions imposed against Russia for its military activity in Ukraine, including asset freezes, export controls, and removal from the SWIFT international payments system.
Lexology PRO | Global, Netherlands, Russia, etc. | 2 Mar 2022
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets has joined antitrust agencies in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in urging the International Competition Network to suspend Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service from participating in all of its upcoming events.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | Cayman Islands, European Union | 20 Feb 2020
The Council of the European Union confirmed on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 that the Cayman Islands, a British overseas territory, has been added to the…
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | Cayman Islands, European Union | 18 Feb 2020
Council”) added the Cayman Islands to the EU’s official list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, commonly referred to as the “EU blacklist”. While the…
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | European Union, United Kingdom | 18 Feb 2020
On February 18, the EU Council confirmed that the Cayman Islands had been added to the EU's official list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax…