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OFAC’s Counter Narcotics Sanctions: One man enters, many leave (and one gets an update)

With apologies to Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome… This afternoon, OFAC added the following person to their counter narcotics trafficking sanctions: RODRIGUEZ SERRANO, Lucio, El Barrio de Guanajuato, Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 13 Dec 1946; POB Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. ROSL461213HSLDRC09 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].  and removed a […]

SECO removes a bunch of Iraq sanctions listings

Swiss officials removed the following person: SSID: 70-1406 Name: Muhammad Mahdi Al-Salih DOB: a) 1947 b) 1949 POB: al-Anbar Governate, Iraq Nationality: Iraq Justification: Minister Of Trade, 1987–2003; Chief, Presidential Office, mid-1980s Modifications: De-listed on 1 Dec 2020 and entities: SSID: 70-2079 Name: Factory Of Manufacturing Spare Parts For Agricultural […]

But You Can’t Stay Here

Episode 28 of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation explains the origins of the clause in sanctions-related Executive Orders that bars sanctioned persons from entering the country. It all stems from a 2011 Proclamation issued by President Obama… And the episode all stemmed from my realization last episode that the Belarus E.O. (From […]

In case you missed it…

There is a new episode of the podcast OFAC Sanctions from A to Z: Belarus. In the absence of any really interesting doings in the sanctions world, I thought it would be edifying to look at some (if not all) of the sanctions programs. And I chose Belarus first. Now, […]

OFSI corrects 4 Sudan listings

UK regulators have corrected the following Sudan sanctions listings: 1. ALNSIEM, Musa Hilal Abdalla DOB: (1) 01/01/1964. (2) –/–/1959. POB: Kutum a.k.a: HILAL, Sheikh, Musa Nationality: Sudan Passport Details: a) Diplomatic Passport no. (1) D014433 (Diplomatic Passport). Issued 21 February 2013. Expires 21 February 2015. b) Diplomatic Passport (2) D009889 […]

OFSI blogs about the end of the (transition) world

Get ready for the end of the transition period Posted by: OFSI, Posted on: 1 December 2020 – Categories: Compliance, Financial sanctions, Financial sanctions regime, Implementation, UK   From 11:00pm on 31 December 2020, there will be changes to the UK’s sanctions framework. After the transition period ends, the UK will no longer apply EU sanctions regulations and all sanctions […]

OFAC adds & updates counter narcotics designations

OFAC has added the following persons: CORREA SALAS, Euclides, Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia; DOB 15 Mar 1975; POB Choco, Colombia; nationality Colombia; Gender Male; Cedula No. 71983546 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. MURILLO PALACIOS, Einer, Calle 115 No. 114BB-77 Apartamento 102 Primer Piso Edificio Siete Manzana T Quinta Etapa Urbanizacion La Serrania, Apartado, Antioquia 00853657, […]