SYRIA: WIDE-RANGING US NEW SANCTIONS ARE DESIGNED TO ISOLATE ANYONE DOING BUSINESS WITH BASHAR ASSAD’S GOVERNMENT

On 9 June, Deutsche Welle reported that the US is to begin rolling out a range of new sanctions later this month — dubbed the “Caesar Act” — aimed at President Bashar Assad’s regime and his international backers.  Existing US and European sanctions are aimed at powerful Syrian individuals and the oil sector, but the new measures and secondary sanctions targeting anyone who partners with the Syrian government and close loopholes in existing sanctions regimes.

https://www.dw.com/en/syria-new-us-sanctions-set-to-make-assad-squirm/a-53727474

 

 

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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