Critical decision from the UK: Executives of Russian diamond mining company Alrosa removed from sanctions list

The UK’s Office of Foreign Sanctions Enforcement (‘OFSI’) has removed Aleksei Nikolaevich Filippovskii from the Russian sanctions list. Filippovskii, Deputy General Director of the Russian diamond mining company Alrosa, was placed on the sanctions list on February 22, along with other company executives, including the company’s general director, Pavel Marinychev. OFSI did not give any […]

Spain and Sudan-based shell companies included in EU sanctions on Hamas

The Council of Europe has added new companies to its new sanctions list targeting the financial assets of Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. It added six individuals, including a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards official and a money launderer who transferred money from Iran, and will sanction three businesses, including shell companies based in Spain and […]

European Union sanctions 19 Chinese firms over links to Russia

The European Union has imposed sanctions on 19 Chinese companies in a bid to punish Western support for Beijing’s support for Russia’s war in Ukraine. The list, published in the Official Journal of the European Union, includes several Hong Kong-based companies as well as two global satellite giants. The 14th package of sanctions against Russia […]

US sanctions on Iranian oil ships

The United States announced sanctions against some Iranian ships with a resolution signed by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. “Iran’s actions to expand its enrichment capacity are even more alarming in light of Iran’s continued non-cooperation with the IAEA and statements by Iranian officials suggesting possible changes to Iran’s nuclear doctrine,” the resolution signed by […]

US to sanction Boeing

Investigators said Boeing ‘clearly violated’ federal rules by providing ‘non-public investigative information’ and sanctioned the company. US investigators have sanctioned Boeing for disclosing details of an investigation into damage to an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft during a flight and said they would refer Boeing’s conduct to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), demanding […]