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EU ‘paves the way’ for Magnitsky-style legislation

EU ‘paves the way’ for Magnitsky-style legislation

Borrell: ‘This will be a tangible step reaffirming the European Union’s global lead on human rights.’

Uyghur Act draws China outrage

Uyghur Act draws China outrage

Legislation allows for sanctions on Chinese officials for their role in the oppression of ethnic and Muslim minorities by the Chinese government.

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EU implements new sanctions against North Korea

Additional measures follow sectoral sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council

Habib Bank ousted from New York after US regulator probe

Systemic failures allowed transactions by a known terrorist, an international arms dealer, and other possible sanctioned persons.

President Trump stymies Chinese bid for US chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor

National security risk arose from the ‘potential transfer of intellectual property to the foreign acquirer’.

Brexit paper emphasises continued collaboration for UK and EU on sanctions

The ‘future partnership paper’ emphasises the UK’s continuing role in a ‘deep security partnership’ with the EU.

US Customs and Border Protection issue guidance over exports to hurricane-hit ports

Advice concerns diversion of goods following extensive port closures in the Caribbean and US.

CEO of New York metals company sentenced to prison for conspiring to export to Iran

'[T]he defendant exported a metallic powder that has potential military and nuclear applications to Iran.'

Progress of Arms Trade Treaty under scrutiny as conference gets underway

Questions are being asked as to whether states are meeting their obligations under the treaty.

UN Security Council establishes sanctions regime against Mali

Resolution 2374 (2017) establishes a new committee to ‘designate those to be subjected to the travel ban and asset freeze.

Mogherini backs more sanctions against North Korea

EU should support a UN Security Council Resolution adopting tougher economic measures against North Korea.

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