On 12 August 2014, the Ukrainian parliament unanimously passed a law which allows Ukraine to impose sanctions against foreign individuals and companies.
Ukraine can now impose sanctions in response to threats to national security. The Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that it would permit Ukraine to impose sanctions against multiple Russia companies and individuals. The form of any sanctions that may be imposed is expected to mirror those imposed by the EU against Russia.
Read the full post here: http://europeansanctions.com/2014/08/14/ukraine-enacts-new-sanctions-legislation/
This article first appeared on European Sanctions Law & Practice (http://europeansanctions.com/), a blog by Maya Lester (+44 20 7379 3550, firstname.lastname@example.org), a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, and Michael O’Kane (+44 (0) 20 7822 7777 email@example.com), head of Business Crime at Peters & Peters.