UK Issues Magnitsky Sanction Regulations for International Human Rights Abuses

IMPORTANT: The full content of this page is available to premium users only.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 

On July 6, 2020, the United Kingdom Government issued the “Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations” and for the first time designated individuals under the Regulations for their participation in gross human rights violations.[1]  The U.K. Treasury issued the regulations pursuant to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the “SAMLA”). 



[1]    For the regulations see The Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020, UK Statutory Instruments2020 No. 680, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/680/contents/made.