EU public consultation on tackling the role of enablers

The European Commission has also considered applying a new beneficial ownership reporting requirement for EU taxpayers, which would introduce the disclosure of ownership or control above 25 per cent of shares, voting rights, ownership interest, bearer...

Q&As on EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking

The new action plan includes new legal and policy tools to tighten and better enforce EU legislation related to wildlife trafficking leading to  more transparency and cooperation with stakeholders, calling for stronger partnership of the EU and its Member States with...

EC publishes Q&A on latest sanctions

Sanctions are targeted at the Russian economy, the Kremlin, its power base and those involved in Russia’s unprovoked war against Ukraine. They aim to impair the Russian government’s ability to finance its war against Ukraine and are calibrated to target...

EU adopts 6th package of sanctions against Russia

The package contains a complete import ban on all Russian seaborne crude oil and petroleum products. This covers 90% of our current oil imports from Russia. The ban is subject to certain transition periods to allow the sector and global markets to adapt…

EU rules on freezing & confiscating assets of oligarchs

The Commission is also proposing new reinforced rules on asset recovery and confiscation, which will also contribute to the implementation of EU restrictive measures. While the Russian aggression on Ukraine is ongoing, it is paramount that EU restrictive measures are...