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Canada makes statement about Crimea…

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs on illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia February 26, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “As we mark Ukraine’s Day of Resistance to the Occupation of the Autonomous Republic […]

Khashoggi-related sanctions, Part 1: OFAC

Today, OFAC designated the following person: AL ASIRI, Ahmad Hassan Mohammed (a.k.a. AL-ASIRI, Ahmed; a.k.a. AL-ASSIRI, Ahmed; a.k.a. ASSERI, Ahmed Hassan M.; a.k.a. ASSIRI, Ahmed), King Abdullah Rd., Ishbilyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; DOB 15 Oct 1966; POB Tabok, Saudi Arabia; nationality Saudi Arabia; Gender Male; Passport D106103 (Saudi Arabia) expires […]

Published today on KYC360 (riskscreen.com)

My new article Checking the Bitcoin Box. It’s about the December 2020 FinCEN Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would make banks and MSBs keep records of transactions over $3000 and report transactions over $10,000 (aggregations over a 24-hour period, too) involving cryptocurrency and “legal tender digital assets” (LTDA – […]