The EU is finalizing new rules to freeze the assets of individuals suspected of circumventing sanctions, Report informs referring to The Financial Times.

The package of measures, already approved by the European Parliament with minor amendments, may be adopted next week by the ministers of justice and the interior ministry of the member countries of the community.

It is envisaged the creation of special units to monitor financial flows and property subject to freezing. States may preventively take immediate action, if necessary, to retain property that they have traced and identified until official direction from the authorities.