Day: March 26, 2019

Crimea
Global Trade
Russia
Sanctions

Like the US and the EU, Canada Imposed Sanctions on Russia Over Crimea

Earlier this month, Canada showed it support of Ukraine when it increased the number of Russian individuals and entities sanctioned in connection with Russia’ aggression toward Crimea.   More specifically, the Canadian sanctions were imposed on additional 114 individuals and 15 entities, under the Special Economic Measures Act in connection with Russia’s military actions against three Ukrainian […]

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Global Trade
OFAC
Sanctions
SDN

OFAC Sanctions – DRC: Congolese Officials

Last week, OFAC added Congolese officials on its SDN list due to their activities that undermined DRC elections.  As the Treasury release notes, “[t]his action follows persistent corruption by senior officials within the DRC’s National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) and the former Kabila Government to obstruct and delay preparations for credible and inclusive elections.”  The three […]

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Global Trade
Iran
OFAC
Sanctions
SDN

OFAC Designations: Iran Nuclear Research Participants

March 26, 2019:  Last week, OFAC added to the Iran SDN by sanctioning organizations and individuals in connection with an Iranian defense entity that was linked to Iran’s previous nuclear weapons efforts.  Altogether, OFAC and the U.S. Department of State designated 14 individuals and 17 entities.  For the full list of the entities and individuals […]

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