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Sanctions Updates

  • TERRORISM AND TERRORIST FINANCING

    - 20 January 2020

    HM Treasury, through the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, has added one new entity and amended an existing entry under the Terrorist-Asset Freezing Act. The effect of the changes is to designate Hizballah in its entirety, in line with the UK government's proscription of the entire organisation. It is now subject to the restrictions set out in the UK's Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA).

  • MALI

    - 09 January 2020

    Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/1770, as implemented in the Bailiwick by the Mali (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2017, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2020/8.

  • ISIL (DA'ESH) AND AL-QAIDA NETWORK

    - 27 November 2019

    Please be advised that one entry has been added to the list of individuals and entities associated with ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida maintained by the European Union under Council Regulation (EC) No 2016/1686 by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/1943. These changes are automatically effective in the Bailiwick under the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2013, the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2013 and the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2013.

  • SANCTIONS (BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY) LAW, 2018

    - 12 November 2019

    Information on the Sanctions (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2018 is available on the States of Guernsey website.

  • Nicaragua (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019

    - 12 November 2019

    On 14 October 2019, in response to concern about the situation in Nicaragua, the EU published Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1716. This sets out restrictive measures comprising an asset freeze and other financial restrictions on listed persons that are responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses or for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition in Nicaragua, those undermining democracy and the rule of law in Nicaragua, and persons associated with them.

  • The Republic of Maldives (Repeal of Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey and Sark) Regulations, 2019

    - 12 November 2019

    On 16 July 2018, in response to concern about the situation in the Republic of Maldives (the Maldives), the EU published Council Regulation (EU) 2018/1001, setting out restrictive measures. This has been given domestic effect by Ordinance.

  • Cyber-Crime (Restrictive Measures) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2019

    - 12 November 2019

    On 17 May 2019, in order to improve capacity for responding to and deterring cyber-attacks, the EU published Council Regulation (EU) 2019/796. This sets out restrictive measures comprising an asset freeze and other financial restrictions on listed persons that are responsible for, provide financial, technical or material support for, or are otherwise involved in, cyber-attacks, as well as those who assist or encourage such activities.

  • ISIL (DA'ESH) AND AL-QAIDA NETWORK

    - 12 November 2019

    Please be advised that one entry has been removed from the list of individuals and entities associated with ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida maintained by the European Union under Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/1883. These changes are automatically effective in the Bailiwick under the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2013, the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2013 and the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2013.

  • VENEZUELA

    - 12 November 2019

    Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/2063, as implemented in the Bailiwick by the Venezuela (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2017, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/1891.

  • BURUNDI

    - 28 October 2019

    Council Regulation (EU) No 1755/2015, as implemented in the Bailiwick by the Burundi (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2015, the Burundi (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2016 and the Burundi (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance 2015, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1779.