US Ukraine Sanctions – 11 names – E.O. 13660 – 17 March 2014

   President Obama today (17 March 2014)  issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) under the national emergency with respect to Ukraine that finds that the actions and policies of the Russian government with respect to Ukraine -– including through the deployment of Russian military forces in the Crimea region of […] Continue Reading »

EU Ukraine Sanctions – 21 names – EU Official Journal 17 March 2014

The Council of the European Union 17 March 2014 EU adopts restrictive measures against actions threatening Ukraine’s territorial integrity The Council adopted EU restrictive measures against persons responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine as well as persons and entities associated with […] Continue Reading »

Swiss Govt Sanctions on Viktor Yanukovych & Ukraine Persons – Feb 2014

  The Swiss Federal Council has decided to block all assets of Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage might have in Switzerland. The corresponding ordinance enters into force on Friday 28 February, 2014. In taking this measure, the Federal Council wishes to avoid any risk of misappropriation of Ukrainian state assets. […] Continue Reading »

Ukraine – Know Your Customer (KYC) Rules

  In Ukraine, high risks of money laundering have been identified in foreign economic activities, credit and finance, the fuel and energy industry, and the metal and mineral resources market. Illicit proceeds are primarily generated through corruption; fictitious entrepreneurship and fraud; trafficking in drugs, arms or persons; organized crime; prostitution; […] Continue Reading »