Human Rights Regime
• Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/500 of 7 March 2023 implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1998 concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses
The Council of the European Union on 07 March 2023 decided to amend Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2020/1998 by adding nine persons and three entities in the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures.
Please be reminded that all EU/UN sanctions are directly applicable under Maltese law under the National Interest (Enabling Powers) Act, Cap 365 of the Laws of Malta as linked here.
Should any of your clients be a person or entity who is listed under UN/EU or national sanctions or who is directly or indirectly owned or controlled by a listed person or entity, the freezing measures mentioned under Article 17 of the Act apply.
The Sanctions Monitoring Board is to be informed immediately of the actions that have been taken in relation to the assets of such listed persons.
The Sanctions Monitoring Board may be contacted on email@example.com on any issue relating to sanctions.
Please find below links to the:
EU Financial Sanctions Database
Consolidated UN Sanctions List
EU Sanctions Map
Sanctions Monitoring Board