The EU Committee of Permanent Representatives (part of the Council of the EU) has agreed to renew its Russia sanctions, targeted at people and entities said to be “responsible for undermining the territorial integrity, independence or security of Ukraine” for a further 6 months. The sanctions impose EU-wide asset freezes and travel bans on 151 people and 37 entities, and were due to expire on 15 September (see previous blog).

The sanctions are imposed by Council Regulation (EU) 269/2014 and Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP (as amended) and are all on the ‘sanctions in force’ section of this blog.

This entry was posted in Latest EU Measures, Russia, Ukraine by Maya Lester QC. Bookmark the permalink.

About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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