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President Trump issues Mali EO

President Trump issues Mali EO

Current situation in Mali ‘constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States’.

Menendez to Trump: sanction Turkey for buying Russian defence system

Menendez to Trump: sanction Turkey for buying Russian defence system

‘We expect that you will follow the law and impose sanctions on Turkey without delay.’

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EU and US pile on pressure with further sanctions on DPRK

New measures have a strong focus on shipping and key exports.

UK issues guidance on updated controls for information security products

Changes are supposed to create a ‘positive’ rather than ‘negative’ set of controls.

OFAC acts to disrupt Libya-Europe oil smuggling network

Designated individuals come from Malta, Libya and Egypt.

EU raises prospect of sanctions against Myanmar, Cambodia and the Maldives

Violations of human rights and political persecution behind possible sanctions.

Australia updates its consolidated list

Updated sanctions focus on ISIS affiliates.

UK under scrutiny for exporting surveillance equipment to Philippines

Latest in a line of criticism over the uneven application of arms export control policy across the EU.

Check! Sanctions hit World Chess Federation

Bank accounts closed because federation's former president is on OFAC SDN list.

Ukraine introduces e-licensing in state export control system

New system supported by US programme to help countries develop and improve strategic trade and related border controls.

US legislates to restrict defence trade with South Sudan

A policy of denial – with limited exceptions – of the export of defence and defence services is now in place.

US takes action against Latvia’s ABLV Bank for money laundering

FinCeN; ABLV has 'institutionalized money laundering as a pillar of the bank’s business practices'.

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