International Sanctions 2022

The Ministry of Legal Affairs Financial Sanctions Implementation Unit (FSIU) provides important and current information related to sanctions to assist you with Bermuda’s Sanctions Regime compliance. 

Every effort is made to ensure that this information is current but in order to ensure compliance with the most up-to-date sanctions measures, you are encouraged to refer directly to the relevant UK legislation and Bermuda laws and to seek legal advice where necessary. 

As a way of providing information about the international sanctions measures currently in force in Bermuda, the Bermuda Sanctions Regime List 2021references the relevant UK legislation that extend these measures to Bermuda, as well as the local legislation which give effect to them. The UK financial sanctions targets by regime, which lists all financial sanctions imposed in the UK by country, administration or terrorist group, can be found here. Further, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) publishes the UK Sanctions list which includes designations under all sanctions categories in the UK. 

The primary Bermuda law that gives effect to international sanctions is the International Sanctions Regulations 2013 which lists the UK legislation that are given force of law in Bermuda. These regulations are amended from time to time as new measures are extended to the British Overseas Territories and as existing ones are repealed.