International sanctions are a complex, high risk and ever changing mix of law, policy, economics, and international relations. As a consequence, it can be very difficult to keep up with ever changing legal and political developments, which can impact the leverage of new opportunities as well as working compliantly with the many challenges they present to global businesses.
Please click here for sanctions jurisdictions from around the globe, plus links to team members who specialise in this area.
The effect of the UK General Election on the Brexit negotiations
The effects of the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union on 23 June 2016 are rather like an earthquake. Read more
UK introduces new million pound penalties for breach of sanctions
On 31 January 2017, the UK introduced legislation imposing new monetary penalties for serious breaches of financial sanctions. Read more
Trump and trade – how far will he go?
What does the future hold for US trade relations under a Trump presidency and what impact will this have on trade regulations? Read more
EU and UN sanctions on Iran lifted
On 16 January 2016 the EU and UN nuclear-related sanctions against Iran were terminated in line with the JCPOA.
Iran sanctions – an Asia update
We focus on the lifting of sanctions by Hong Kong and Singapore and the impact on businesses in both these countries.