Baker McKenzie’s Sanctions Blog published the alert titled Sanctions Enforcement Around the World, the Swedish Perspective on 31 May 2023. Read the article via the link here. Please also visit our Sanctions Blog for the most recent updates.
The current global sanctions environment — the new normal for Swiss companies: This was the topic of a Russia-focused seminar with members of Baker McKenzie’s global sanctions and investigations team, on 7 February 2023.
The European Commission has put forward a proposal to harmonize criminal offences and penalties for the violation of EU sanctions. The proposal follows a decision by the Council which identified the violation of EU sanctions as an EU crime and sets out common EU rules which will make it easier to investigate, prosecute and punish violations of EU sanctions in all Member States alike.
On 28 November 2022, the EU published legislation which allows for restrictive measures against gang leaders in Haiti and their financiers. So far, only one person has been designated. This is the first time that the EU has imposed sanctions against Haiti.
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