Guidance

Financial sanctions, Yemen

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

Documents

HM Treasury notice, 04/10/2016 Yemen (Reg 2016/1737)

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HM Treasury notice, Yemen (Reg 2015/1920)

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Details

In February 2014 the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2140 which, amongst other things, requires states to freeze all funds and economic resources of individuals or entities who threaten the peace, security and stability of Yemen.

In November 2014 the Committee established pursuant to paragraph 19 of the resolution designated three individuals as subject to financial sanctions. These designations were subsequently adopted by the European Union.

EU regulations

You can view Council Regulation (EU) No 1352/2014 on restrictive measures in Yemen online.

You can find the most recent amendments to the Regulation 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 December 2014
Last updated 8 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 08/05/2018, Yemen (Reg 2018/689)
  2. Update link to regulation as part of routine site maintenance.
  3. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 04/04/2017, Yemen (Reg 2017/628)
  4. Updated list due to new notice, 04/10/2016 Yemen (Reg 2016/1737)
  5. Updated to include latest sanctions list
  6. New notice and updated list.
  7. First published.