THE JOURNAL OF EXPORT CONTROLS AND SANCTIONS

Issue 79, May 2019

Trade sanctions in sub-Saharan Africa: US, EU, and African regimes

Does the lifting of the Sudan sanctions in 2017 mean sanctions risk in Sub-Saharan Africa is now minimal? Kerry Contini, Ben Smith and Darryl Bernstein look at the patchwork of restrictions that..

Does the lifting of the Sudan sanctions in 2017 mean sanctions risk in Sub-Saharan Africa is now minimal? Kerry Contini, Ben Smith and Darryl Bernstein look at the patchwork of restrictions that remain and argue due diligence is still essential for Africa-related trade.   Graphic_Sub Saharan sanctions When the long-standing embargo held by the United States against Sudan was lifted in October 2017, sub-Saharan Africa1 was left without any countries subject to comprehensive US trade sanctions. At first glance, you might assume that this alleviates the sanctions compliance risks in the region. That would be an over-simplification. The US, which...

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