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Ukraine EU and US impose asset freeze and travel ban on Ukrainian and Russian individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 18 2014

Following the weekend's Crimea referendum, the EU and US have taken further steps (building on those outlined in our previous briefing) to impose

Iran: extension of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, China, France, Germany, Iran
  • November 26 2014

On 24 November 2014, the P51 (the UK, US, Germany, France, Russia and China, facilitated by the EU) confirmed that the 'Geneva Agreement' - the

Interim relief from Iran sanctions extended to November 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 22 2014

In January 2014, the P51 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US) agreed a six month suspension of EU and US sanctions against Iran as

Sanctions update: EU and US introduce further sanctions in response to the situation in Ukraine; EU amends sanctions against Libya, Central African Republic and Syria
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Central African Republic, European Union, Libya, Russia, Syria, Ukraine
  • June 25 2014

On 17 June 2014, the US Department of Treasury announced that it was designating seven further individuals on the basis that they are responsible for

Ukraine EU imposes asset freeze on members of former government and issues a statement in relation to Russia; US introduces Executive Order permitting the blocking of assets
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA, European Union
  • March 7 2014

The EU and US have both recently taken steps to respond to recent events in Ukraine. On 5 March 2014, the EU introduced an asset freeze applying to

Iran sanctions: implementation of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 22 2014

In November 2013, the P51 reached agreement on a Joint Plan of Action (JPoA) to suspend certain sanctions in exchange for Iran rolling back aspects

Ukraine- further sanctions developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, European Union, Russia, Ukraine
  • March 21 2014

The EU, US and Russia have taken further steps in response to continuing events in Ukraine. On 20 March 2014, the US imposed an asset freeze and visa

BAE Systems Plc announces global settlement with US and UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 16 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) have reached a global settlement with BAE Systems Plc (BAE Systems), after the company admitted to control failures in the way it ran its business globally

SEC charges General Re Corporation for its role in AIG and Prudential accounting fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2010

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a complaint against General Re Corporation (Gen Re) for its involvement in assisting American International Group (AIG) and Prudential Financial Inc. with setting up sham transactions to manipulate their financial statements

EU relaxes certain Syrian sanctions and amends measures relating to North Korea, Iran, Tunisia; US relaxes Myanmar sanctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Syria, Tunisia, USA, European Union, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea
  • August 9 2013

The EU has recently published a new Regulation (Regulation 6972013 of 22 July 2013 ("Regulation 6972013")) which amends Regulation 362012, the key