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    The World Bank Sanctions Board and Secretariat are pleased to announce the issuance of the Third Edition of the Sanctions Board Law Digest, published in April 2023. The new edition addresses key recent precedent and trends in sanctions cases, and introduces some new members of the Sanctions Board.

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    The Sanctions Board Secretariat is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 WB Sanctions Board Law Digest. The Law Digest reviews the Sanctions Board’s holdings in more than 100 decisions issued since 2007 and provides additional information on the work of the Sanctions Board to date. The many topics covered in this publication include assessment of various allegations of misconduct, factors that affect the choice of sanction, and the Sanctions Board’s treatment of various procedural issues and requests in the course of sanctions proceedings.

  • Sanctions Board Law Digest 2011 Cover

    The 2011 Law Digest summarizes for informational purposes the evolving case law of the Sanctions Board from its inception in 2007 through October 31, 2011. The Law Digest, as prepared by the Sanctions Board Secretariat and reviewed by Sanctions Board members, comprises two parts: Case Summaries and a Case Digest. The Case Summaries provide a brief synopsis of the allegations, outcome, and procedural framework for each case. The Case Digest entries illustrate the legal principles and considerations applied by the Sanctions Board based on the facts and circumstances presented in each case.

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