August 22, 2022

OFSI issues new Russia-related general license for Crown Servants and Contractors in Russia

The UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation recently issued General License INT/2022/1845976 under Regulation 64 of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The general license, which takes effect on August 19, 2022, was issued to enable Crown Servants, Contractors, and their Family Members engaged in the Crown’s operation in Russia to engage in activities in a personal capacity which would otherwise be prohibited by regulations 11-15 or 17A of the Russia Regulations.  The authorization also extends to visiting Family Members concerning activities which may arise while in the household of a Crown Servant or Contractor in Russia.  Relevant Institutions are permitted to engage in any activity that is reasonably necessary to accomplish this.  

General License – INT/2022/1845976 | General License – INT/2022/1845976 – Publication Notice