July 22, 2021

UK sanctions five individuals under the Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions regime

On July 22, 2021, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced sanctions against five individuals under the UK Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions regime, imposing asset freezes and travel bans on persons in Equatorial Guinea, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Iraq.  This is the second set of sanctions issued by the UK since its global anti-corruption regime was launched in April 2021, bringing the total of sanctioned individuals to 27.  The sanctions target two public officials and three business owners.

UK Govt Press Release | OFSI Financial Sanctions Notice