GENERAL LICENSE NO. 15
Authorizing Transactions Involving Certain Banks Prohibited by Executive Order 13850 for Certain Entities
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this general license, all transactions and activities prohibited by Executive Order (E.O.) 13850, as amended by E.O. 13857 of January 25, 2019 (“Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela”), that are ordinarily incident and necessary to the activities of the following entities, and their subsidiaries, which involve Banco de Venezuela, S.A. Banco Universal (Banco de Venezuela) or Banco Bicentenario del Pueblo, de la Clase Obrera, Mujer y Comunas, Banco Universal C.A. (Banco Bicentenario del Pueblo) are authorized through 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time, March 22, 2020:
• MasterCard Incorporated
• Visa Inc.
• American Express Company
• Western Union Company
• MoneyGram International
(b) This general license does not authorize:
(1) Any transactions or dealings with Banco de Desarrollo Econornico y Social de Venezuela (BANDES) or Banco Bandes Uruguay S.A. (Bandes Uruguay);
(2) The unblocking of any property blocked pursuant to E.O. 13850, as amended by E.O. 13857, or any part of 31 C.F.R. chapter V, except as authorized by paragraph (a); or
(3) Any transaction that is otherwise prohibited under E.O. 13850 of November 1, 2018, E.O. 13835 of May 21, 2018, E.O. 13827 of March 19, 2018, E.O. 13808 of August 24, 2017, E.O. 13692 of March 8, 2015, each as amended by E.O. 13857, or any part of 31 C.F.R. chapter V, or any transactions or dealings with any blocked person other than the blocked persons described in paragraph (a) of this general license.