Guidance: Financial sanctions, Egypt

Hm Treasury

March 23
15:43 2020

Latest HM Treasury notice, 23/03/2020, Egypt (Reg 2020/416)

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EU sanctions will continue to apply in the UK until 11pm on 31 December 2020. This page will be updated if legislation or guidance changes during the transition period

In 2011 the European Union imposed restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Egypt, specifically those identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Egyptian State funds.

EU regulations

  • 26.11.2012 - Council Regulation (EU) No 1099/2012Provides clarification in respect of the sharing of information received by Member States to assist in the recovery of misappropriated assets and updated the exemptions in relation to prior contracts and prior judicial liens and judgments.
  • 21.03.2011 Council Regulation (EU) No 270/2011Provided for restrictive measures on certain persons and entities identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Egyptian State funds.

You can find the most recent amendments to these Regulations by searching on EUR-Lex an online database that provides free access to EU law, international agreements and other public documents. Just:

  • enter the Regulation number into the search bar
  • open the relevant page and
  • click document information

UK regulations

Published 22 March 2013
Last updated 23 March 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 23/03/2020, Egypt (Reg 2020/416)'

  2. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 22/03/2018, Egypt (Reg 2018/465)

  3. Updated link to Council Regulation No 270/2011 as part of routine site maintenance

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