This news release is issued in respect of measures taken against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine.
Annex I to Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 has been amended with effect from 1 October 2020, following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2020/1367.
Two individuals and four entities involved in the construction of the Kerch bridge have been added to the sanctions list and are now subject to an asset freeze.
Details of the additions can be found in the Annex to this news release.
Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated persons and entities. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU. Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.
Further details of the sanctions regime related to Ukraine and links to the UK’s Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.