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EU prolongs Russia related sanction regime for 6 months

On June 27th 2019 the EU council decided to extend the sanctions regime applicable to Russia for 6 months.

This means that applicable sanction will be in force up to 31 January 2020 at least.

The sanctions are related to the implementation of the Mink Agreement, which is an instrument signed between the Russian government and the Ukraine government to maintain a ceasefire.

The regime targets financial, energy and defence sectors.

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Jaime Prieto

Mr. Jaime Prieto is a lawyer experienced in Financial Crime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing having extensive professional experience in both public and private sectors. Mr. Prieto has been a Head of Compliance in the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean for banks, trust companies, asset managers, Big Four audit and advisory firms, RegTechs, government agencies and other types of financial professionals. In addition to his experience, he has been legal and educational chair in several compliance and sectorial organisations and performed as a teacher and speaker for a number of organisations and in several local and international forums. Furthermore, Mr. Prieto is an experienced Money Laundering Reporting Officer anda Data Protection officer with additional experience in risk management.
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