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Lebanon: EU adopts a framework for targeted sanctions

Today the Council adopted a framework for targeted restrictive measures to address the situation in Lebanon. This framework provides for the possibility of imposing sanctions against persons and entities who are responsible for undermining democracy or the rule of law in Lebanon through any of the following actions: •             obstructing or undermining the democratic political process by pe...
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EU terrorist list: Council renews restrictive measures to combat terrorism for a further six months

The Council today renewed the so-called EU terrorist list, which sets out persons, groups and entities subject to restrictive measures with a view to combating terrorism. The 14 persons and 21 groups and entities on the list are subject to the freezing of their funds and other financial assets in the EU. It is also prohibited for EU operators to make funds and economic resources available to the...
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Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions over the destabilisation of Ukraine by six months

The Council today decided to prolong the sanctions targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian Federation for a further six months, until 31 January 2022. The Council decision follows the latest assessment of the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements - initially foreseen to happen by 31 December 2015 - at the European Council of 24-25 June 2021. On that occasion EU leaders call...
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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1111 of 6 July 2021

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1111 of 6 July 2021 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq, was published today, 7 July 2021, in the Official Journal.   Link to the PDF version: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32021R1111&from=EN...
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FATF – jurisdictions under increased monitoring

Jurisdictions under increased monitoring are actively working with the FATF to address strategic deficiencies in their regimes to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing. When the FATF places a jurisdiction under increased monitoring, it means the country has committed to resolve swiftly the identified strategic deficiencies within agreed timeframes and is subj...