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Sanctions Notice - gov.gg website update

4th January 2021
UPDATE ON CHANGES RELATING TO BREXIT This Notice follows on from earlier Notices issued in relation to the changes to the implementation of sanctions resulting from Brexit. As previously advised, with effect from 31st December 2020 the UK introduced its own sanctions regimes that repeal and replace EU sanctions regimes, and the Policy & Resources Committee has made the Sanctions (Implementation of...

Sanctions Notice - Brexit (2)

4th January 2021
UPDATE ON CHANGES RELATING TO BREXIT This Notice follows on from an earlier Notice issued in relation to the changes to the implementation of sanctions resulting from Brexit. The UK has now introduced its own sanctions regimes that repeal and replace EU sanctions regimes. The UK completed the drafting of its sanctions regimes earlier this week and they came into force at 11pm on 31st December 2020...

Sanctions Notice - Brexit (1)

4th January 2021
CHANGES RELATING TO BREXIT Please note the following changes to the legal framework for implementing sanctions measures in the Bailiwick as a result of Brexit. These changes come into force at 11pm on 31st December 2020. Overview The Policy & Resources Committee has made the Sanctions (Implementation of UK Regimes) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Brexit) Regulations, 2020 (the 2020 regulations). A copy...

Sanctions Notice - Global Human Rights

11th December 2020
Please be advised that 11 individuals and one entity have been added to the list of sanctioned entities under the United Kingdom’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020; these are implemented within the Bailiwick by the Global Human Rights Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020. The following individuals and entity have been added to the consolidated list, which can be found...

Sanctions Notice - Cyber-Crime

23rd October 2020
Please be advised that an asset freeze and travel ban have been imposed on two peopleand one entity under the EU’s cyber sanctions regime for their involvement in the cyber-attack on the German Parliament (Deutsche Bundestag) in April and May 2015.The two people who have been designated are Dmitry Sergeyevich Badin and Igor Olegovich Kostyukov.The EU regulation can be found here: Council...

Sanctions Notice - Syria Sanctions

16th October 2020
Please be advised that the EU Council has imposed an asset freeze and travel ban against seven individuals under its Syria sanctions regime. Tala AL –BARAZI, Loubana MOUCHAWEH, Darem TABA'A, Ahmed SAYYED, Tammam RA'AD, Kinan YAGHI and Zuhair KHASIM have been designated under Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1505. The EU Regulation is implemented in the Bailiwick by the Syria (Restrictive...

Sanctions Notice - Chemical Weapons Sanctions

15th October 2020
Please be advised that the EU has listed 6 Russian officials and 1 entity under its chemical weapons sanctions regime. The 7 persons have been designated under Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1480 for their involvement in the assassination attempt on Alexei Navalny in August 2020.The EU Regulation is implemented in Guernsey by the Chemical Weapons (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey)...

Sanctions Notice - Libya Sanctions

15th October 2020
Please be advised that the EU Council has imposed an asset freeze and travel ban against one individual under its Libya sanctions regime. Yevgeniy Prigozhin has been designated under Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1481. The EU Regulation is implemented in Guernsey by the Libya (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2016.MEASURES WHICH SHOULD BE TAKENAll businesses must check...

Sanctions Notice - ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida

12th October 2020
Please be advised that the United Nations Security Council Committee has added one individual to the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Organisations financial sanctions regime. Jamal Hussein Hassan Zeiniye  has been added to the consolidated list and is subject to an asset freeze. Under section 13 of the Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 (the Sanctions Law), this amendment is deemed to have...

Sanctions Notice - Russia-Ukraine

6th October 2020
Please be advised that two individuals and four entities have been added to the list of sanctioned entities under the EU’s Russia sanctions targeting “actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine”; these are implemented by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1367 and are implemented within the Bailiwick by the Territorial Integrity etc...