Insights & news

European Commission issues proposal for a Directive criminalising violations of EU sanctions

  • 05/12/2022
  • News

On 28 November 2022, the European Council unanimously adopted a Decision to add the violation of EU sanctions to the list of “EU crimes”. Following that decision, on 2 December 2022, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Directive defining the relevant criminal offences and setting out the applicable penalties. This proposal is a step towards harmonising, to some extent, sanctions enforcement within the European Union


Key contacts

Related practice areas

Related insights

Sign up for updates

Subscribe to our updates

Please select the practice areas you are interested in: *