Archive for the Asia Category

Lawyers Asia

International Lawyers in Asia Asia is characterized by both its vast dimensions and the range of cultures it unites. It is the largest and most highly populated continent on Earth, home to 61% of the world’s population and composed of 48 countries, some of which have experienced

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INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS MAY 2020

INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS MAY 2020

NICARAGUA ● Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/606 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 4 May 2020 as well as Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/607 , which amend both Annex I to Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1716 and the Annex to Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1720

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INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS APRIL 2020 EUROPEAN UNION

INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS APRIL 2020 EUROPEAN UNION

1. AL QAEDA/DAESH • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/483 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 1 April 2020 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) 2002/881. By amending this Annex, one natural person (Ibrahim Mohamed Jalil) was removed from the list and

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Hong Kong HRDA

Hong Kong HRDA

On Wednesday 27 November, President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (HKHRDA), which, among other things, amends the Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992. The first thing to emphasize is that the new law is not the result of one of

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New U.S. sanctions in China

New U.S. sanctions in China

The US government has decided to blacklist China’s 28 “top Artificial Intelligence startups” (20 Chinese public security offices as well as 8 technology and video surveillance companies). As a consequence, it is impossible for China to do business with the US without the prior consent of the

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International Sanctions: New Developments August-September 2019

International Sanctions: New Developments August-September 2019

In this newsletter, we summarize and analyze the latest updates on the imposition of international sanctions by the United States and the European Union. It covers the latest developments in Cuba, Ukraine, Venezuela, Iran and Nicaragua, as well as sanctions on anti-terrorism. We also provide recommendations for companies when

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Sanctions: list of sanctioned countries 2019

Sanctions: list of sanctioned countries 2019
Doing business outside Spain is always complicated for a company, but the difficulty increases when it comes to countries with international sanctions. The exportation of goods restricted by the European Union to one of these territories may amount to a crime of smuggling, entailing prison sentences ofRead more

THE REAL SCOPE OF THE UNITED STATES’ RECENT SANCTIONS ON IRAN

In the opening days of this month, Donald Trump´s newly-appointed Administration announced the imposition of new sanctions on Iran. Specifically, 13 individuals and 12 businesses of Iranian, Lebanese, Chinese and UAE origin are being penalised for their alleged involvement in Iran´s ballistic missile programme and for their

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