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On 9 June 2023, the UK implemented The Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 which amends The Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the “Belarus Regulations”). The latest approach allows the UK government to more strongly target exports from Belarus and to ramp up restrictions against Belarus to avoid any

On 21 April 2023, the UK implemented The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 (“18th Amendment”) which amends The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“UK Russia Regulations”). This follows from the UK Government’s announcement on 24 February 2023 to, amongst other things, expand the list of products subject to restrictions on import into the UK, supply and delivery to non-UK countries and export restrictions. The announcement can be found on Gov.uk.

This client alert sets out a brief summary of headline amendments.

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The UK, EU and U.S. have each published the relevant price cap for petroleum products falling under HS/CN Code 2710 that are of Russian origin or consigned or exported from Russia to non-G7 countries (Restricted Petroleum Products), and have also updated their guidance on the scope and practical implementation of the price cap restrictions. We

This client alert provides an update on the guidance published by the UK, EU and US on the relevant price cap for oil products of Russian origin, which apply from 5 February 2023. The alert explains the exceptions for non-Russian oil products, types of transactions and scenarios the price cap applies to, the “tier” list

The UK, EU and U.S. have each released information on the relevant price cap for oil products with HS/CN Code 2709 of Russian origin or exported from Russia shortly before the ban on maritime services for the transportation of Russian crude oil on December 5th, 2022. This announcement follows the publication of the UK’s “Maritime

In order to help mitigate food and energy insecurity, the EU published new FAQs on September 19, 2022. These FAQs reversed the recent restrictions that prohibited the transfer of coal, fertilizer, and other essential goods originating from Russia to third countries. Through this reversal, the EU has confirmed that the transfer of certain goods, such

In their latest FAQs, the EU clarifies that the ban placed on coal products exported from Russia includes a prohibition on products destined for non-EU members. Until this point, it was widely interpreted that the purchase, import, or transfer of Russian-origin coal was restricted only for purchases destined for EU member states.

Taking into account