Financial Sanctions Updates 2019

18 October 2019

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2019/1735 of 17 October 2019 amending Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1737 of 17 October 2019 amending Decision 2013/798/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Central African Republic

17 October 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1731 [ https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32019R1731&from=EN  ] of 16 October 2019 amending for the 306th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

15 October 2019

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2019/1716 of 14 October 2019 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1717 of 14 October 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1686 imposing additional restrictive measures directed against ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaeda and natural and legal persons, entities or bodies associated with them

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1722 of 14 October 2019 amending Decision (CFSP) 2018/1544 concerning restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons

01 October 2019

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1663 of 1 October 2019 amending Decision (CFSP) 2015/1333 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya

27 September 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1586 of 26 September 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1596 of 26 September 2019 amending Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

23 September 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1574 of 20 September 2019 implementing Article 17(3) of Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1576 of 20 September 2019 implementing Decision 2013/798/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Central African Republic

13 September 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1403 of 12 September 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

10 September 2019

2127 Sanctions Committee Amends List Entry of One Individual 

Corrigendum to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/798  of 17 May 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

Corrigendum to Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/806 of 17 May 2019 amending Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria

26 August 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION EU 2019/1375 of 26 August  2019 amending for the 305th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

20 August 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1353 of 20 August 2019 amending for the 304th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List

14 August 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds Two Entries to Its Sanctions List

In its role as the guardian of the treaties, the European Commission ('Commission') monitors the implementation of EU law by the Member States. In the context of restrictive measures adopted pursuant to Article 215 TFEU, the competent authorities of the Member States may request the Commission to provide its views on the application of specific provisions of the relevant legal acts or to provide guidance on their implementation. The Commission has received a request for an opinion from a Member State competent authority ('NCA') concerning the handling of frozen funds under Council Regulation (EU) 2016/44 ('Regulation 2016/44').

COMMISSION OPINION of 7.6.2019 on Article 5(4) of Council Regulation (EU) 2016/44 

9 August 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List

8 August 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1337 of 8 August 2019 implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism, and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/24

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1341 of 8 August 2019 updating the list of persons, groups and entities subject to Articles 2,3 and 4 of Common Position 2001/931/CFSP on the application of specific measures to combat terrorism, and repealing Decision (CFSP) 2019/25

31 July 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1292 of 31 July 2019 implementing Article 21(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/44 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya

17 July 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1216 of 17 July 2019 implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1775 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Mali

17 July 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1207 of 15 July 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1208 of 15 July 2019 implementing Article 20(3) of Regulation (EU) 2015/735 concerning restrictive measures in respect of the situation in South Sudan

10 July 2019

Security Council 2374 Committee adds five entries to its Sanctions List. 

8 July 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1163 of 5 July 2019 amending and setting out a single list for the Annexes containing contact details of Member States competent authorities and address for notifications to the European Commission to certain Regulations concerning restrictive measures

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1171 of 8 July 2019 amending Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

9 July 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1169 of 8 July 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS, BODIES, OFFICES AND AGENCIES – COUNCIL – Notice  for the attention of the persons to whom restrictive measures provided for in Council Decision 2012/285/CFSP and Council Regulation (EU) No 377/2012 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies threatening the peace, security or stability of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau apply

3 July 2019 

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1141 of 3 July 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

27 June 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION ((EU) 2019/1103 of 27 June 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economics and financial relations with Iraq

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1108 of 27 June 2019 amending Decision 2014/512/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine

24 June 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes 17 Entities from Its Sanctions List

21 June 2019 

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/1083 of 21 June 2019 amending Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 

Security Council South Sudan Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions list 

20 June 2019

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1018 of 20 June 2019 amending Decision 2014/386/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol

17 June 2019

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2019/985 of 17 June 2019 repealing Regulation (EU) 2018/1001 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Republic of Maldives

17 June 2019

Libya: COMMISSION OPINION of 7.6.2019 on Article 5(4) of Council Regulation (EU) 2016/44

27 May 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/855 of 27 May 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

27 May 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/850 of 24 May 2019 amending for the 303rd time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

21 May 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List

20 May 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/808 of 20 May 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

20 May 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/798 of 17 May 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria.

17 May 2019

NEW REGIME: COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2019/796 of 17 May 2019 concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States.

Pleases refer to the Sanctions Map for all sanctions regimes.

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/791 of 16 May 2019 amending for the 302nd time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

14 May 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes Four Entities from Its Sanctions List.

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Entry to Its Sanctions List

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/757 of 13 May 2019 implementing Article 17(3) of Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic

3 May 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/696 of 3 May 2019 amending for the 301st time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

1 May 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Entry to Its Sanctions List

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends 80 Entries on Its Sanctions List

29 April 2019 

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/672 of 29 April 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma 

25 April 2019 

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/663 of 25 April 2019 amending for the 300th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

17 April 2019 

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/622 of 17 April 2019 amending for the 299th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations 

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List 

22 April 2019 

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List 

13 April 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List

11 April 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/596 of 11 April 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

10 April 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/567 of 9 April 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

8 April 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes 13 Entities from Its Sanctions List

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/560 of 8 April 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 359/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Iran

5 April 2019

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/555 of 5 April 2019 amending for the 298th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

4 April 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes Nine Entities from Its Sanctions list

1 April 2019

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/539 of 1 April 2019 amending Decision (CFSP) 2015/1333 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya

29 March 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends Six Entries on Its Sanctions List

26 March 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/507 of 26 March 2019 amending for the 297th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

21 March 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/459 of 21 March 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 270/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Egypt.

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/468 of 21 March 2019 amending Decision 2011/172/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Egypt

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/467 of 21 March 2019 amending Decision 2011/173/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

18 March 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION(EU) 2019/431 of 18 March 2019 amending for the 296th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION(EU) 2019/432of 18 March 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

14 March 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/408 of 14 March 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine 

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION(EU) 2019/409 of 14 March 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine 

13 March 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes Four Entities from Its Sanctions List

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions list

4 March 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/352 of 4 March 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 208/2014 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/353 of 4 March 2019 amending for the 295th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/350 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

1 March 2019 

Security Council 2127 Committee concerning Central African Republic Amends Four Entries on Its Sanctions List

28 February 2019

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Entry to Its Sanctions List

25 February 2019

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/325 of 25 February 2019 amending Decision 2012/642/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Belarus

18 February 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/270 of 18 February 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1686 imposing additional restrictive measures directed against ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaeda and natural and legal persons, entities or bodies associated with them

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2019/278 of 18 February 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 314/2004 concerning certain restrictive measures in respect of Zimbabwe 

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/279 of 18 February 2019 implementing Article 11(4) of Regulation (EU) No 753/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain individuals, groups, undertakings and entities in view of the situation in Afghanistan

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/283 of 18 February 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 314/2004 concerning certain restrictive measures in respect of Zimbabwe

13 February 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/257 of 13 February 2019 amending for the 294th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

8 February 2019 

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes Four Entries from Its Sanctions List 

4 February 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/162 of 1 February 2019 amending Council Regulation
(EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq. On 29 January 2019, the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council decided to remove eight entries from the list of persons or entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply

30 January 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1988 (2011) Amends Two Names on Its Sanctions List

29 January 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning Iraq Removes Eight Entities from Its Sanctions List

28 January 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMETING REGULATION (EU) 2019/132 of 28 January 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 101/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Tunisia

21 January 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/92 of 21 January 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/93 of 21 January 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/84 of 21 January 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1542 concerning restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/85 of 21 January 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

11 January 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/51 of 11 January 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

7 January 2019

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/23 of 7 January 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

8 January 2019

Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Iraq Removes Three Entities from Its Sanctions List

Corrigendum to Council Regulation (EU) 2016/44 of 18 January 2016 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya and repealing Regulation (EU) No 204/2011

9 January 2019

COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2019/29 of 9 January 2019 implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1775 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Mali