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EU extends the suspension of Belarus sanctions

On February 15 the Council of the EU decided to extend the suspension of the EU Belarus sanctions concerning 170 persons, including President Lukashenko, and 3 entities that had already been delisted in October 2015.   Since the current suspension expires on 29 February 2016, we expect the new Council Decision to be published in the

Potential Impact of the Draft EU Data Protection Regulation on the Life Sciences Sector

On 15 June 2015, the Council of the European Union (“Council”) adopted its position on the draft Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (“Draft Regulation”). This article discusses

Additional EU and U.S. Sanctions

There has been further escalation of EU and U.S. sanctions resulting from the events in Ukraine, including new designations and the issuance of a new Executive Order on 20 March 2014 that provides additional legal basis for future designations and a new EU Regulation that adds 12 persons to the list of natural and legal

Ukraine Sanctions

The European Union (EU) and the United States have now both taken targeted action to address the evolving situation in Ukraine. These measures do not impose restrictions on the country or government as a whole. On 6 March 2014, the EU implemented sanctions that target designated persons in Ukraine but these EU measures do not

EU expands Syria sanctions to luxury products

 The Council of the European Union has adopted Regulation 509-2012 containing implementing rules for sanctions against Syria, effecting a ban on exports of luxury goods and of additional dual-use goods, which came into force on 17 June 2012. The regulation identifies a number of luxury goods, as well as dual-use goods such as chemicals, pathogens and equipment