UK Metes Out Fines in Second Wave of Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions

September 3, 2021 By Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter Five individuals have been sanctioned pursuant to the UK’s new Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regulations 2021. The targets of this latest wave...

The U.K. Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime

May 26, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter In July 2020, U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab introduced a landmark piece of legislation to the parliamentary floor: the U.K. Global Human Rights...

The New U.K. and E.U. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regimes

February 3, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS From the global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, documented atrocities in Xinjiang and Myanmar, to repression in Hong Kong and...

British Sanctions Roundup: Brexit, OFSI, and the New UK Sanctions Landscape

January 24, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS With negotiations between the U.K. and E.U. coming to a head just in the nick of time, members of the European business community eagerly...

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

December 18, 2020 By: Miranda Hearn, Hill Dickinson LLP Disclaimer: This article does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be sought for each individual case taking into account its...

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The U.K. Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime

May 26, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, ACSS Reporter In July 2020, U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab introduced a landmark piece of legislation to the parliamentary floor: the U.K. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime (GHR). As the U.K.’s first...

The New U.K. and E.U. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regimes

February 3, 2021 By: Benoit Beaulieu, Content Writer, ACSS From the global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, documented atrocities in Xinjiang and Myanmar, to repression in Hong Kong and Belarus, 2020 was a year that was unfortunately...

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

Recent UK Case Studies: The Impact of US Sanctions on the Contractual Right to Withhold Payment and Key Compliance Takeaways

December 18, 2020 By: Miranda Hearn, Hill Dickinson LLP Disclaimer: This article does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be sought for each individual case taking into account its unique facts and circumstances. Sanctions can often...

The U.K.’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 and the U.K.’s first steps as an autonomous International Sanctioning Body

The U.K.’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 and the U.K.’s first steps as an autonomous International Sanctioning Body

October 8, 2020 By: Daniel Martin, Partner, HFW* Earlier this summer, having left the E.U. in January, the U.K. took its first steps as a fully autonomous sanctions body. The U.K. has always been a leading state in the implementation and...

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