Australia and sanctions
Sanctions Virtual Information Session - presentation now available
On 29 April 2021, the Australian Sanctions Office (ASO) hosted a Virtual Information Session on Australian sanctions.
A copy of the presentation from the event is available in both PowerPoint and PDF formats.
This presentation provided an overview of key aspects of Australia’s sanctions regimes, including:
- an introduction to the sanctions regimes that the ASO implements under Australia’s sanctions laws and an explanation of some of the measures
- circumstances in which businesses may be able to apply for a permit to authorise an activity that would otherwise breach a sanctions measure
- sanctions offences and their associated penalties
- what to do if you are engaging with a country, individual or entity which may be subject to Australian sanctions.
Please note: The information in the presentation is a summary only of relevant sanctions laws. It is not intended to be nor should it be relied upon as a substitute for legal advice. It is your responsibility to ensure you do not contravene sanctions laws, including by obtaining your own legal advice.
Please direct any questions relating to the information contained in this presentation or Australia’s sanctions regimes more broadly to the ASO.