EU SANCTIONS: Commercial Overview. Philip Torbøl, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "EU SANCTIONS: Commercial Overview. Philip Torbøl, Partner, K&L Gates LLP"

Transcription

1 EU SANCTIONS: Commercial Overview Philip Torbøl, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

2 EU Policy and Implementation EU Member States implement sanctions imposed by the Security Council of the United Nations Binding on UN Members EU international sanctions are always implemented by both an EU Council Decision and a Regulation. The Decision defines the approach and the Regulation directly applies certain of its content, including trade sanctions

3 Types of Sanctions ( restrictive measures ) Diplomatic sanctions Supervision of a cooperation with third country Boycott of sport or cultural events Trade sanctions, including arms embargoes Financial sanctions Flight bans Restrictions on admission

4 Sanctions Arms embargoes Applied to stop flow of arms and military equipment Take form of prohibition on sale, supply transfer or export Exemptions : for humanitarian and protective use Economic and financial sanctions May include bans on financial services, technical assistance, flight bans, investments, capital movements Freezes funds and prohibits provision of funds/economic resources of listed individuals Restrictions on admission (visa or travel ban) To prevent entry into, transit through territories of listed persons

5 Scope of EU Sanctions Restrictive measures are in force against: Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d Ivoire, Egypt, Eritrea, Republic of Guinea, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Moldova, North Korea, Serbia and Montenegro, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, USA, Yugoslavia and Zimbabwe USA: EU adopted anti-boycott measures, principally in response to the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Helms Burton Act of 1996 concerning Cuba: prohibiting EU citizens and companies from complying with certain non-eu laws

6 Territorial Application & Terms of Sanctions Sanctions apply within the EU, including its airspace, and on board any aircraft or jurisdiction of an EU Member State. Apply to all EU nationals and EU corporate entities and to all non-eu corporate entities which do business in the EU in whole or in part. Sanctions contain a number of anti-avoidance provisions to prevent individuals or other bodies engaging in activity to circumvent the prohibitions

7 EU Sanctions against Burma EU will suspend all sanctions but leave in place the arms embargo Former sanctions under Council Decision 2012/232 focused on the prohibition of: the sale, supply and transfer of arms the provision of technical assistance or brokering services the provision of financial assistance in relation to any military activities the provision of equipment for logging and timber processing; mining of gold, tin iron, copper, tungsten, silver, coal lead, manganese, nickel and zinc; and for mining of precious and semi-precious stones

8 EU Sanctions against Libya Comprehensive raft of sanctions have been recently relaxed: on the port authorities of Tripoli, Al Khoms, Brega, Ras Lanuf, Zawia and Zuwara Libyan Arab Airlines and Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Processing Co, and the Sirte and Waha oil companies National Commercial Bank, Gumhouria Bank, Sahara Bank and First Gulf Libyan Bank The ban on flights in Libyan airspace has been lifted

9 EU Sanctions against Syria EU Sanctions against Syria are valid until 1 December 2012 The measures include the prohibition of: sale of arms and military equipment by nationals of Member States or from territories of the Member States technical assistance or brokering services direct or indirect financial assistance Supply of monitoring and inception equipment to be used by the Syrian regime is prohibited The purchase, import or transport from Syria of crude oil and petroleum products is prohibited and any financial assistance, including derivatives and insurance, is prohibited On 23 April 2012 the Council adopted a new set of sanctions (Council Decision 2012/206) the 14 th in the last year to prohibit the sale, supply, transfer or export of luxury goods to Syria

10 EU Sanctions against Iran Current EU sanctions against Iran include: Import ban on crude oil and petroleum products Import ban on petrochemical products A ban on certain service and investment in the petrochemical industry Embargo on key equipment for the petrochemical industry A ban on trade in gold, precious metals and diamonds with Government of Iran A ban on the provision of specialised messaging services to the sanctioned Iranian banks Restrictions on non-electronic payment transfers and a ban on brokering insurance for Iranian persons, entities or bodies

11 Conclusion Council Regulation implementing sanctions is directly applicable and it is the obligation of Member States to put in place effective, proportionate and dissuasive penalties for infringements UK penalties may include imprisonment for up to ten years (export bans etc) or seven years (financial sanctions) and/or an unlimited fine K&L Gates has contacts at the Council and Commission Vanessa Edwards K&L Gates LLP, London Phone: +44 (0) Philip Torbøl K&L Gates LLP, Brussels (0)

HOW GOVERNMENT SANCTIONS AFFECT YOUR GLOBAL PROGRAM (TLT024)

HOW GOVERNMENT SANCTIONS AFFECT YOUR GLOBAL PROGRAM (TLT024) HOW GOVERNMENT SANCTIONS AFFECT YOUR GLOBAL PROGRAM (TLT024) Speakers: Valerie Joseph, Senior Vice President - International, Willis NA Tanja Maffei, Senior Vice President International, Willis NA Learning

More information

Checklists of Foreign Countries for U.S. Firms Engaged in International Transactions

Checklists of Foreign Countries for U.S. Firms Engaged in International Transactions Checklists of Foreign Countries for U.S. Firms Engaged in International Transactions Thompson Coburn LLP International Trade Group Robert Shapiro 202.585.6926 rshapiro@thompsoncoburn.com Jim Slear 202.585.6981

More information

Sanctions in the insurance market: What you need to know. What you need to do.

Sanctions in the insurance market: What you need to know. What you need to do. Sanctions in the insurance market: What you need to know. What you need to do. Alex Denslow Caroline Hobson John Markham Leonid Zubarev 29 January 2015 How EU sanctions regimes work and how the letter

More information

Best Practices in Export Compliance: Five Key Issues in Canadian Trade Control Compliance and Enforcement

Best Practices in Export Compliance: Five Key Issues in Canadian Trade Control Compliance and Enforcement Best Practices in Export Compliance: Five Key Issues in Canadian Trade Control Compliance and Enforcement Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters Webinar John W. Boscariol July 16, 2013 Today s

More information

THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND OFAC ECONOMIC SANCTIONS

THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND OFAC ECONOMIC SANCTIONS THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND OFAC ECONOMIC SANCTIONS Vincent J. Vitkowsky Partner, New York VVitkowsky@eapdlaw.com 212.912.2828 Stephen G. Huggard Partner, Boston SHuggard@eapdlaw.com 617.239.0769 Introduction

More information

Complying with Multiple and Conflicting Sanctions Regimes as a Multi-national Company Extraterritoriality of US and EU Sanctions Laws

Complying with Multiple and Conflicting Sanctions Regimes as a Multi-national Company Extraterritoriality of US and EU Sanctions Laws Complying with Multiple and Conflicting Sanctions Regimes as a Multi-national Company Extraterritoriality of US and EU Sanctions Laws Guy Soussan Partner C5 Advanced Forum on European Export Control Amsterdam,

More information

OFAC Sanctions Targets Targets of Economic Sanctions Administered by the U.S. Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control ( OFAC )

OFAC Sanctions Targets Targets of Economic Sanctions Administered by the U.S. Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control ( OFAC ) ClientTopics October 23, 2008 OFAC Sanctions Targets Targets of Economic Sanctions Administered by the U.S. Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control ( OFAC ) The Universe of OFAC Sanctions Targets There

More information

Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Compliance and Enforcement Issues

Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Compliance and Enforcement Issues Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Compliance and Enforcement Issues John W. Boscariol jboscariol@mccarthy.ca May 6, 2014 Export Compliance Training

More information

International Travel

International Travel International Travel Traveling out of the Country on Official UTMB Business?... You are an Exporter If You Do Any of the Following: Take any tangible items, such as a laptop, even if you plan to bring

More information

Enterprise Terrorist Financing & Money Laundering Policy

Enterprise Terrorist Financing & Money Laundering Policy Policy Sponsor: Summary: CA and Compliance Sets out obligations under and suggestions for procedures to comply with antiterrorist financing, anti-money laundering and other laws implementing sanctions

More information

What You May Not Know About Sanctions (And How It Can Hurt You) by: Rajika Bhasin Counsel, Global Markets AIG

What You May Not Know About Sanctions (And How It Can Hurt You) by: Rajika Bhasin Counsel, Global Markets AIG What You May Not Know About Sanctions (And How It Can Hurt You) by: Rajika Bhasin Counsel, Global Markets AIG What You May Not Know About Sanctions (And How It Can Hurt You) Introduction Companies navigating

More information

CHAPTER IV: SECTION 7 COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. SANCTIONS

CHAPTER IV: SECTION 7 COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. SANCTIONS REVISED 10/19/12 CHAPTER IV: SECTION 7 COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. SANCTIONS Policies and Procedures of Society of Exploration Geophysicists with respect to Membership, Publishing Activities, and Scholarships

More information

Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Trade Embargoes

Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Trade Embargoes Managing the Relationship Between Canadian and U.S. Export Controls and Trade Embargoes John W. Boscariol jboscariol@mccarthy.ca May 7, 2013 Export Compliance Training Institute U.S. Export Controls on

More information

Export Controls and Archeology Research. Marie Hladikova, Export Control Director Office of Research Compliance

Export Controls and Archeology Research. Marie Hladikova, Export Control Director Office of Research Compliance Export Controls and Archeology Research Marie Hladikova, Export Control Director Office of Research Compliance Legal Disclaimer The information contained in this presentation does not constitute legal

More information

Iran Sanctions Relief and Further EU Regulatory Developments in 2016

Iran Sanctions Relief and Further EU Regulatory Developments in 2016 January 2016 Practice Group: Antitrust, Competition & Trade Regulation Iran Sanctions Relief and Further EU Regulatory By Philip Torbøl, Raminta Dereskeviciute, Alessandro Di Mario and Daniel L. Clyne

More information

TRADE CONTROL POLICY FEBRUARY 2014

TRADE CONTROL POLICY FEBRUARY 2014 TRADE CONTROL POLICY FEBRUARY 2014 TRADE CONTROL POLICY 2 TABLE OF CONTENT 1 What is trade control? 3 2 What you should know 3 3 Who is affected? 4 4 What you should do 4 4.1 Know your deal items, customers

More information

Focus on Iran: Mitigating Risk Under the New Economic Sanctions Regimes

Focus on Iran: Mitigating Risk Under the New Economic Sanctions Regimes Focus on Iran: Mitigating Risk Under the New Economic Sanctions Regimes 2 nd Canadian Forum on Economic Sanctions Compliance & Enforcement John W. Boscariol October 5, 2016 Why This Now Matters to Canadian

More information

EU AND US SANCTIONS A Comparative Analysis and the Special Case of Iran

EU AND US SANCTIONS A Comparative Analysis and the Special Case of Iran EU AND US SANCTIONS A Comparative Analysis and the Special Case of Iran 1 Agenda Introduction to Economic and Trade Sanctions Overview of EU and US Sanctions Regimes Cross-Border Reach Responsibility for

More information

Best Practices Every Business Should Know in the International Trade Arena

Best Practices Every Business Should Know in the International Trade Arena Best Practices Every Business Should Know in the International Trade Arena Trade Sanctions Compliance Programs in the US, EU and Canada Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Speakers 2 Moderator/Speakers Terrie Gleason

More information

Proforma Cost for international UN Volunteers for UN Partner Agencies for 2016. International UN Volunteers (12 months)

Proforma Cost for international UN Volunteers for UN Partner Agencies for 2016. International UN Volunteers (12 months) Proforma Cost for international UN Volunteers for UN Partner Agencies for 2016 Country Of Assignment International UN Volunteers (12 months) International UN Youth Volunteers (12 months) University Volunteers

More information

LIST OF EU EMBARGOES ON ARMS EXPORTS

LIST OF EU EMBARGOES ON ARMS EXPORTS ANNEX I A. LIST OF EU EMBARGOES ON ARMS EXPORTS (i) Miscellaneous - Exports to countries clearly implicated in supporting terrorism; - Direct or indirect supply, etc. to Usama bin Laden, members of Al-Qaida

More information

Harvard Export Control Compliance Policy Statement

Harvard Export Control Compliance Policy Statement Harvard Export Control Compliance Policy Statement Harvard University investigators engage in a broad range of innovative and important research both in the United States and overseas. These activities

More information

Doing Business With Iran: Mitigating Risk Exposure Under Canada s Economic Sanctions, Export Controls and Anti-Corruption Regimes

Doing Business With Iran: Mitigating Risk Exposure Under Canada s Economic Sanctions, Export Controls and Anti-Corruption Regimes Doing Business With Iran: Mitigating Risk Exposure Under Canada s Economic Sanctions, Export Controls and Anti-Corruption Regimes John W. Boscariol February 23, 2016 Why This Now Matters to Canadian Companies

More information

U.S. Economic Sanctions and Anti-Boycott Laws

U.S. Economic Sanctions and Anti-Boycott Laws U.S. Economic Sanctions and Anti-Boycott Laws May 2012 Update Paul F. Kilmer, Holland & Knight LLP, Michael J. Mlotkowski Roberts, Mlotkowski, Safran & Cole, PC TABLE OF CONTENTS I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.

More information

Sanctions Update: North Korean Sanctions Toughened

Sanctions Update: North Korean Sanctions Toughened Sanctions Update: North Korean Sanctions Toughened 24 March 2016 Background UN and US Sanctions were recently passed to condemn North Korea for its January 6 nuclear test and February 7 rocket launch.

More information

Chapter V. Subsidiary organs of the Security Council

Chapter V. Subsidiary organs of the Security Council Chapter V Subsidiary organs of the Security Council 125 Contents Introductory note... 127 Part I. Subsidiary organs of the Security Council established or continuing during the period 2004-2007... 130

More information

5/29/2015. Export Compliance Overview. Agenda. Regulatory Overview. In the News. Key Program Elements. Quiz

5/29/2015. Export Compliance Overview. Agenda. Regulatory Overview. In the News. Key Program Elements. Quiz Export Compliance Overview William Barthell Global Trade Compliance Symantec Corporation June 19, 2015 Agenda Regulatory Overview In the News Key Program Elements Quiz Copyright 2015 Symantec Corporation

More information

New EU Sanctions Against Iran

New EU Sanctions Against Iran November 17, 2010. New EU Sanctions Against Iran On October 27, 2010, the European Council published Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 ( the Regulation ) 1, imposing enhanced economic sanctions against

More information

Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe

Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe Asylum Trends Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe November 2013 2014 November 2014 Colophon Title Subtitle Author Asylum Trends Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in

More information

Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project

Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project OFAC Licensing Background Briefing March 2013 I. Introduction 1 The U.S. Department of Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) administers

More information

Parliamentary Powers Index Scores by Country, in Alphabetical Order

Parliamentary Powers Index Scores by Country, in Alphabetical Order Parliamentary Powers Index Scores by Country, in Alphabetical Order Please cite M. Steven Fish and Matthew Kroenig, The Handbook of National Legislatures: A Global Survey (New York: Cambridge University

More information

Compliance; OFAC, UN and EU rules. A bit of an overlap, sometimes contradicting, but a sure high impact on your business

Compliance; OFAC, UN and EU rules. A bit of an overlap, sometimes contradicting, but a sure high impact on your business Compliance; OFAC, UN and EU rules A bit of an overlap, sometimes contradicting, but a sure high impact on your business Agenda and purpose of the training In this hour we are going to talk about OFAC,

More information

Asylum Trends. Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe. August 2015

Asylum Trends. Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe. August 2015 Asylum Trends Monthly Report on Asylum Applications in The Netherlands and Europe IND Business Information Centre (BIC) Asylum Trends Colophon Title Asylum Trends Subtitle Monthly Report on Asylum Applications

More information

US and EU Ukraine/Russian Sanctions What you need to know for your business Breakfast at Bryan Cave Washington, D.C.

US and EU Ukraine/Russian Sanctions What you need to know for your business Breakfast at Bryan Cave Washington, D.C. US and EU Ukraine/Russian Sanctions What you need to know for your business Breakfast at Bryan Cave Washington, D.C. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m Presenters Anita Esslinger Susan Kovarovics

More information

GOODMAN GLOBAL GROUP, INC. EXPORT CONTROL AND SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE POLICY

GOODMAN GLOBAL GROUP, INC. EXPORT CONTROL AND SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE POLICY GOODMAN GLOBAL GROUP, INC. EXPORT CONTROL AND SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE POLICY Goodman Global Group, Inc. and our affiliates (collectively, the Company ) are committed to complying with all laws applicable

More information

Anti-Money Laundering and International Sanctions guidance for Coverholders

Anti-Money Laundering and International Sanctions guidance for Coverholders Anti-Money Laundering and International Sanctions guidance for Coverholders Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide general high-level guidance in relation to antimoney laundering ( AML

More information

Alert Memo. JANUARY 30, 2012 EU Council Reinforces Sanctions against Syria

Alert Memo. JANUARY 30, 2012 EU Council Reinforces Sanctions against Syria Alert Memo BRUSSELS, MARCH 8, 2012 JANUARY 30, 2012 EU Council Reinforces Sanctions against Syria On February 27, 2012, the EU Council of Ministers adopted Council Decision 2012/122/CFSP freezing the assets

More information

מדינת ישראל. Tourist Visa Table

מדינת ישראל. Tourist Visa Table Updated 22/06/2016 מדינת ישראל Tourist Visa Table Tourist visa exemption is applied to national and official passports only, and not to other travel documents. Exe = exempted Req = required Press the first

More information

Export Control Management System

Export Control Management System Export Control Management System Export Controls are federal regulations and laws that restrict the export of certain controlled technologies in order to restrict access to goods and technology that have

More information

Sanctions Notice 35. United Nations Sanctions European Union Sanctions. Libya

Sanctions Notice 35. United Nations Sanctions European Union Sanctions. Libya Treasury Customs and Excise Division Sanctions Notice 35 United Nations Sanctions European Union Sanctions Libya March 2011 (updated to 16 February 2016) 1 About this Notice This Notice draws attention

More information

Information Note on EU sanctions to be lifted under the. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Brussels, 23 January 2016

Information Note on EU sanctions to be lifted under the. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Brussels, 23 January 2016 Information Note on EU sanctions to be lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Brussels, 23 January 2016 1. Introduction 1.1. Background and outline This Information Note 1 is published

More information

Debunking the Myth of ITAR Registration

Debunking the Myth of ITAR Registration Debunking the Myth of ITAR Registration 2015 Billion Dollar CLO Roundtable April 15, 2015 Susan Kovarovics (202) 508-6132 susan.kovarovics@bryancave.com Agenda Debunking the myth of ITAR certification

More information

LATEST ON THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND INTERNATIONAL COMPLIANCE RISKS

LATEST ON THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND INTERNATIONAL COMPLIANCE RISKS Missouri Bar Annual Meeting, September 12, 2014 LATEST ON THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND INTERNATIONAL COMPLIANCE RISKS Presented by: Jennafer Watson, Chief Compliance Officer Layne Christensen Company Emmanuel

More information

Ad-Hoc Query on transit without visas. Compilation produced on 5 th August 2010

Ad-Hoc Query on transit without visas. Compilation produced on 5 th August 2010 Ad-Hoc Query on transit without visas Requested by UK EMN NCP on 17 th June 2010 (to FR, DE, NL, ES only) Compilation produced on 5 th August 2010 Responses from France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, United

More information

What are export controls?

What are export controls? Export Control What are export controls? Refers to US laws that regulate the distribution to foreign national and foreign countries strategically important products, technology, services, and information

More information

Regulatory Compliance and Trade

Regulatory Compliance and Trade Regulatory Compliance and Trade Global Transaction Services Cash Management Trade Services and Finance Securities Services Fund Services Regulatory Compliance and Trade 2007 These materials are provided

More information

EU Sanctions: Iran An overview of the EU Council's sanctions of 27 October 2010 (Regulation 961/2010)

EU Sanctions: Iran An overview of the EU Council's sanctions of 27 October 2010 (Regulation 961/2010) EU Sanctions: Iran An overview of the EU Council's sanctions of 27 October 2010 (Regulation 961/2010) 5 November 2010 On 25 October 2010, the European Council adopted a wide-ranging package of sanctions

More information

License Exceptions Supplement No. 1 to Part 740-page 1. Country Group A [A:1] [A:2] [A:3] [A:4] [A:5] [A:6]

License Exceptions Supplement No. 1 to Part 740-page 1. Country Group A [A:1] [A:2] [A:3] [A:4] [A:5] [A:6] License Exceptions Supplement No. 1 to Part 740-page 1 Group A [A:1] [A:2] [A:3] [A:4] [A:5] [A:6] Wassenaar Missile Australia Nuclear Participating Technology Group Suppliers States 1 Control Group 2

More information

Brussels, 07 May 2014 (2012-0724, 2012-0725, 2012-0726)

Brussels, 07 May 2014 (2012-0724, 2012-0725, 2012-0726) Joint Opinion on the notifications for Prior Checking received from the Data Protection Officer of the Council of the European Union regarding the processing of personal data for restrictive measures with

More information

Per Capita Income Guidelines for Operational Purposes

Per Capita Income Guidelines for Operational Purposes FROM: The President May 29, 2013 Per Capita Income Guidelines for Operational Purposes The Gross National Income (GNI) guidelines covering the Civil Works Preference, IDA Eligibility, IBRD Terms and the

More information

EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (PCBs and Components for military goods) dated 14 April 2016, granted by the Secretary of State.

EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (PCBs and Components for military goods) dated 14 April 2016, granted by the Secretary of State. EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (PCBs and Components for military goods) dated 14 April 2016, granted by the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State, in exercise of powers conferred by article

More information

Countries Ranked by Per Capita Income A. IBRD Only 1 Category iv (over $7,185)

Countries Ranked by Per Capita Income A. IBRD Only 1 Category iv (over $7,185) Page 1 of 5 Note: This OP 3.10, Annex C replaces the version dated September 2013. The revised terms are effective for all loans that are approved on or after July 1, 2014. Countries Ranked by Per Capita

More information

Provisional. 17 March 2011. Original: English

Provisional. 17 March 2011. Original: English United Nations S/2011/142 Security Council Provisional 17 March 2011 Original: English France: draft resolution The Security Council, Recalling its resolution 1970 (2011) of 26 February 2011, Deploring

More information

Export & Import Guidelines for Iran

Export & Import Guidelines for Iran Licensing Office General Coordination External Relations Export & Import Guidelines for Iran BECI, Content 1. The Brussels Licensing Office 2. Introduction 3. EU-legislation 4. Council Regulation (EU)

More information

nomis official labour market statistics QS213EW - Country of birth (expanded)

nomis official labour market statistics QS213EW - Country of birth (expanded) nomis official labour market statistics QS213EW - Country of birth (expanded) Overview Table population All usual residents Reference QS213EW Source Census 2011 Keywords Country of Birth Coverage England

More information

The European Union and Iran

The European Union and Iran Brussels, 17 April 2015 140124/02 INFORMATION NOTE The European Union and Iran While the European Union s objective remains to develop with Iran a constructive partnership, from which both sides could

More information

China s energy role in the Middle East and prospect for the future

China s energy role in the Middle East and prospect for the future China s energy role in the Middle East and prospect for the future Philip Andrews-Speed Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee Structure What is China s energy role

More information

Middle Tennessee State University. Office of Research Services

Middle Tennessee State University. Office of Research Services Middle Tennessee State University Office of Research Services Procedure No.: ORS 007: Export Control Date Approved: December 08, 2011 1. INTRODUCTION: It is the intent of Middle Tennessee State University

More information

PART 126 GENERAL POLICIES AND PROVISIONS

PART 126 GENERAL POLICIES AND PROVISIONS Department of State 126.1 125.7 Procedures for the export of classified technical data and other classified defense articles. (a) All applications for the export or temporary import of classified technical

More information

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Who must comply, what is controlled and where do we go from here?

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Who must comply, what is controlled and where do we go from here? International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Who must comply, what is controlled and where do we go from here? Lisa Bencivenga President Lisa Bencivenga, LLC February 20-22, 2013 Orlando World Marriott

More information

Citizens of the following nationalities are exempted from holding a visa when crossing the external borders of the SCHENGEN area:

Citizens of the following nationalities are exempted from holding a visa when crossing the external borders of the SCHENGEN area: WEB SUMMIT BULLETIN VISA The VISA requirement to cross the external borders of the SCHENGEN area it is one of the most important procedural steps for all those participants in the next Web Summit that

More information

Evaluating the Quotes and Selecting a Vendor

Evaluating the Quotes and Selecting a Vendor Evaluating the Quotes and Selecting a Vendor All evaluators are responsible for ensuring that the evaluation process is impartial, fair, and in accordance with MSH's policies and procedures and donor regulations.

More information

Bangladesh Visa fees for foreign nationals

Bangladesh Visa fees for foreign nationals Bangladesh Visa fees for foreign nationals No. All fees in US $ 1. Afghanistan 5.00 5.00 10.00 2. Albania 2.00 2.00 3.00 3. Algeria 1.00 1.00 2.00 4. Angola 11.00 11.00 22.00 5. Argentina 21.00 21.00 42.00

More information

Summary of US/UN/EU Sanctions and Best Practice

Summary of US/UN/EU Sanctions and Best Practice Summary of US/UN/EU Sanctions and Best Practice SANCTIONS? Usually refers to economic sanctions encompasses the deliberate, government-inspired withdrawal, or threat of withdrawal, of customary trade or

More information

Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on November, 24, 2015)

Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on November, 24, 2015) Ministry of External Relations Immigration Division Padip Holders of diplomatic passports Pasof Holders of official or service passports Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on November, 24, 2015) Caption

More information

U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws and How They Affect Insurance Brokers

U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws and How They Affect Insurance Brokers U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws and How They Affect Insurance Brokers The United States Government imposes economic sanctions against several countries and a large number of individuals and entities, in response

More information

EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (Export For Repair/replacement under warranty: Military Goods) dated 13 June 2014 granted by the

EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (Export For Repair/replacement under warranty: Military Goods) dated 13 June 2014 granted by the EXPORT LICENCE Open General Export Licence (Export For Repair/replacement under warranty: Military Goods) dated 13 June 2014 granted by the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State, in exercise of powers

More information

OFFICIAL NAMES OF THE UNITED NATIONS MEMBERSHIP

OFFICIAL NAMES OF THE UNITED NATIONS MEMBERSHIP OFFICIAL NAMES OF THE UNITED NATIONS MEMBERSHIP Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Republic of Albania People s Democratic Republic of Algeria Principality of Andorra Republic of Angola Antigua and Barbuda

More information

Important information

Important information Dvc AND VP (RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT) United nations security council and australia s autonomous sanctions higher degree research - compliance assessment form GRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOOL Locked Bag 1797,

More information

New Export Rules for Aircraft Parts ACPC 3:15-4:15 Astor Ballroom 7 th Floor

New Export Rules for Aircraft Parts ACPC 3:15-4:15 Astor Ballroom 7 th Floor New Export Rules for Aircraft Parts 2015 ACPC 3:15-4:15 Astor Ballroom 7 th Floor Some Export Regulators BIS Bureau of Industry and Security Commerce Department office responsible for the regulation of

More information

EU Sanctions: Iran. An overview of sanctions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 26 July 2010

EU Sanctions: Iran. An overview of sanctions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 26 July 2010 EU Sanctions: Iran An overview of sanctions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 26 July 2010 27 July 2010 On 27 July 2010, the EU imposed its toughest sanctions regime yet on Iran, with ramifications

More information

Economic Sanctions: A 360-Degree EU and US Perspective. Allen & Overy 2015 1

Economic Sanctions: A 360-Degree EU and US Perspective. Allen & Overy 2015 1 Economic Sanctions: A 360-Degree EU and US Perspective 1 The Speakers Ken Rivlin Partner, Allen & Overy LLP New York (212) 610-6460 ken.rivlin@allenovery.com Maura Rezendes Senior Counsel, Allen & Overy

More information

U.S. Export Controls E X T R A T E R R I T O R I A L I T Y - T H E L O N G A R M O F U. S. L A W. P e t e r W. K l e s t a d t M a y 8, 2 0 1 3

U.S. Export Controls E X T R A T E R R I T O R I A L I T Y - T H E L O N G A R M O F U. S. L A W. P e t e r W. K l e s t a d t M a y 8, 2 0 1 3 U.S. Export Controls E X T R A T E R R I T O R I A L I T Y - T H E L O N G A R M O F U. S. L A W P e t e r W. K l e s t a d t M a y 8, 2 0 1 3 U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS-EXTRATERRITORIALITY-THE LONG ARM OF U.S.

More information

Migration and Remittances: Top Countries

Migration and Remittances: Top Countries Migration and Remittances: Top Countries Top Immigration Countries a, 010 number of immigrants, millions United States b Russian Federation b Germany b Saudi Arabia b Canada b United Kingdom b Spain b

More information

Asylum in the EU The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014 20% were Syrians

Asylum in the EU The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014 20% were Syrians 53/2015-20 March 2015 Asylum in the EU The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014 20% were Syrians Over a year, the number of asylum applicants 1 registered in the European

More information

INTERNATIONAL AIR SERVICES TRANSIT AGREEMENT SIGNED AT CHICAGO ON 7 DECEMBER 1944

INTERNATIONAL AIR SERVICES TRANSIT AGREEMENT SIGNED AT CHICAGO ON 7 DECEMBER 1944 State INTERNATIONAL AIR SERVICES TRANSIT AGREEMENT SIGNED AT CHICAGO ON 7 DECEMBER 1944 Entry into force: The Agreement entered into force on 30 January 1945. Status: 130 Parties. This list is based on

More information

ARTICLE 5 Frequency allocations of amateur satellite service

ARTICLE 5 Frequency allocations of amateur satellite service ARTICLE 5 Frequency allocations of amateur satellite service Section IV Table of Frequency Allocations 7 000 khz 29.7 MHz 7 000-7 100 AMATEUR 5.140 5.141 5.141A 14 000-14 250 AMATEUR 18 068-18 168 AMATEUR

More information

United States Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

United States Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs United States Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) Defense Base Act

More information

Protecting the Value of Your Transaction y

Protecting the Value of Your Transaction y International Trade Due Diligence: Protecting the Value of Your Transaction y by Megan A. Gajewski, Susan M.C. Kovarovics, Michael D. Mellen and Christina A. Zanette You just closed a deal for your client,

More information

Routes of entry for artists and entertainers

Routes of entry for artists and entertainers Routes of entry for artists and entertainers Routes of entry for artists and entertainers This leaflet sets out the main immigration routes for artists and entertainers coming to the UK for visits or work.

More information

Newsletter Export Control

Newsletter Export Control Newsletter Export Control BAFA s Information Service Special Edition 01/2016 Special Edition Amendment of the Iran Embargo Implementation Day Relief of sanctions Following the verification by the International

More information

WHAT TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT US EXPORT CONTROLS

WHAT TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT US EXPORT CONTROLS WHAT TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT US EXPORT CONTROLS Margaret M. Gatti and Andrew J. Gray IV September 29, 2016 2016 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Agenda Outline of Discussion New Developments

More information

INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRADE SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN AN OVERVIEW

INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRADE SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN AN OVERVIEW INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRADE SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN Introduction The ongoing international initiative to adopt new and tighten existing trade sanctions against Iran is presenting companies and financial institutions

More information

update Summer 2016 UK ENFORCEMENT New Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation BREXIT Implications for UK sanctions IRAN The position after JCPOA

update Summer 2016 UK ENFORCEMENT New Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation BREXIT Implications for UK sanctions IRAN The position after JCPOA update Summer 2016 IRAN The position after JCPOA BREXIT Implications for UK sanctions UK ENFORCEMENT New Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation 2 CMS Sanctions Update Summer 2016 CMS Sanctions Update

More information

Timeline Date Title Summary. European External Action Service enters into operation

Timeline Date Title Summary. European External Action Service enters into operation Timeline 01 January 04 January 09-15 January 14 January 25 January 05 February 11 February 16 February 26 February European External Action Service enters into operation Arab Spring begins South Sudan

More information

The British-Irish Visa Scheme

The British-Irish Visa Scheme The British-Irish Visa Scheme Information Note 1. What is the British-Irish Visa Scheme? The British-Irish Visa Scheme is a scheme which allows for short term travel between the UK and Ireland (including

More information

Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on July 08, 2014)

Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on July 08, 2014) Ministry of External Relations Immigration Division Padip Holders of diplomatic passports Pasof Holders of official or service passports Entrance Visas in Brazil (Updated on July 08, 2014) Caption Vitem

More information

CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2012.

CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2012. CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2. Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than chapters worldwide and an international secretariat

More information

List of Agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption. Between the People s Republic of China and Foreign Countries

List of Agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption. Between the People s Republic of China and Foreign Countries List of Agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption Between the People s Republic of China and Foreign Countries (In alphabetical order of foreign countries) By 29 March 2014, the People s Republic of China signed

More information

World Gold Council Conflict-Free Gold Standard

World Gold Council Conflict-Free Gold Standard World Gold Council Conflict-Free Gold Standard Presented by Terry Heymann and Edward Bickham 10th January 2013 UK Sustainable Investment Forum Contents 1. Introducing the World Gold Council 2. Background

More information

HUMMINBIRD AUTOCHART ZERO LINES MAP CARD COVERAGE AREA FOR ALL REGIONS

HUMMINBIRD AUTOCHART ZERO LINES MAP CARD COVERAGE AREA FOR ALL REGIONS FOR ALL REGIONS north america zero lines coverage AutoChart map making capabilities exist within the red outline pictured above. PAGE 1 south america zero lines coverage AutoChart map making capabilities

More information

List of countries by income equality - Wikipedia, the free encyc...

List of countries by income equality - Wikipedia, the free encyc... List of countries by income equality From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of countries or dependencies by income inequality metrics, including Gini coefficients, according to the United

More information

Implementation Day : Key Aspects of US and EU Implementation of Iran Sanctions Relief

Implementation Day : Key Aspects of US and EU Implementation of Iran Sanctions Relief 01 / 28 / 16 If you have any questions regarding the matters discussed in this memorandum, please contact the attorneys listed on the last page or call your regular Skadden contact. January 16, 2016, marked

More information

INDEX FOR RISK MANAGEMENT RESULTS 2015

INDEX FOR RISK MANAGEMENT RESULTS 2015 INDEX FOR RISK MANAGEMENT RESULTS 2015 INFORM 2015 INFORM MEASURES THE RISK OF HUMANITARIAN CRISES AND DISASTERS IN 191 COUNTRIES COUNTRY RISK 3 YR TREND Afghanistan 7.88 æ Albania 2.61 à Algeria 4.64

More information

Evolving Legal Compliance Risks in Russia and Iran

Evolving Legal Compliance Risks in Russia and Iran Evolving Legal Compliance Risks in Russia and Iran David Lorello Covington & Burling LLP Breakbulk Europe, Antwerp, Belgium 14 May 2014 Overview Recent Developments in US and EU sanctions against Iran

More information

JAMAICA IMMIGRATION UNIT

JAMAICA IMMIGRATION UNIT AFGHANISTAN pta ALBANIA poe ALGERIA - pta ANDORRA poe ANGOLA pta ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ARGENTINA 30 days 30 days ARMENIA - poe pta AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA 90 days pta (Schengen AZERBAIJAN - poe pta BAHAMAS BAHRAIN

More information

S&P Capital IQ ranks stocks in accordance with the following ranking methodologies: STARS Stock Reports: S&P Capital IQ s qualitative STARS recommendations are determined and assigned by S&P Capital IQ

More information

Scholarships and Loans

Scholarships and Loans Scholarships and Loans UC College of Law offers scholarships based on need and merit. A prospective LL.M. student should indicate his or her interest in being considered for a scholarship with the application

More information

DOING BUSINESS IN IRAN

DOING BUSINESS IN IRAN BRIEFING DOING BUSINESS IN IRAN THE LIFTING OF INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD JANUARY 2016 U.S. SANCTIONS RELIEF LARGELY CONFINED TO "SECONDARY SANCTIONS". ON-GOING CONSIDERATIONS FOR

More information

TECHNOLOGY CONTROL PLAN TEMPLATE

TECHNOLOGY CONTROL PLAN TEMPLATE Boston University TECHNOLOGY CONTROL PLAN TEMPLATE Developed and Approved by Marie Hladikova, Export Control Director Boston University, Office of Research Compliance Date: Revised March, 2015 1 1) COMMITMENT

More information