Guidance

Financial sanctions, Egypt

Egypt is currently subject to financial sanctions. This document contains a current list of designated persons.

Documents

Details

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 1099/2012 Provides 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 270/2011 Provided 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 22 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 22/03/2018, Egypt (Reg 2018/465)
  2. Updated link to Council Regulation No 270/2011 as part of routine site maintenance
  3. Formatting amendments made to latest notice.
  4. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 23/03/2017, Egypt (Reg 2017/491)
  5. First published.