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SECO adds multiple persons to Syria sanctions

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07 March 2022 

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Updated Sanction Notification

The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has amended Annex 7 to the Ordinance of 8. June 2012 on measures against Syria (RS 946.231.172.7).

On the 4th In March 2022, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER amended the list of persons, companies and organizations sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. The EAER has therefore adapted the sanction database SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management), which is decisive for Switzerland, and published the adaptation on its website. The change will take effect on the 7th. March 2022 at 6 p.m.


Financial intermediaries are requested to block the corresponding assets immediately and to report such business relationships to SECO in accordance with the provisions of the regulation. The notification to SECO does not release a financial intermediary from immediately reporting to the Cash Laundering Reporting Office in accordance with Art. 9 of the Money Laundering Act if conditions are met.

Swiss authorities have added the following persons:

SSID: 200-47610 Name: Hala Tarif Almaghout
Sex: W DOB: a) 30 Jun 1980 b) 30 Jul 1980
Justification: Widow of Mohammed Makhlouf. Member of the Makhlouf family. Relation: Related to Mohammed Makhlouf (SSID 200-11828) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022
SSID: 200-47617 Name: Ghada Adib Mhanna
Sex: W DOB: 22 May 1948
Justification: Widow of Mohammed Makhlouf. Member of the Makhlouf family. Relation: Related to Mohammed Makhlouf (SSID 200-11828) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022
SSID: 200-47623 Name: Shalaa Mohammed Makhlouf
Sex: W DOB: 22 Mar 1967
Justification: Daughter of Mohammed Makhlouf. Member of the Makhlouf family. Relation: Related to Mohammed Makhlouf (SSID 200-11828) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022
SSID: 200-47821 Name: Kinda Mohammed Makhlouf
Sex: W DOB: 25 Sep 1977
Justification: Daughter of Mohammed Makhlouf. Member of the Makhlouf family. Relation: Related to Mohammed Makhlouf (SSID 200-11828) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022
SSID: 200-47827 Name: Sara Mohammed Makhlouf
Sex: W DOB: 27 Aug 1984
Justification: Daughter of Mohammed Makhlouf. Member of the Makhlouf family. Relation: Related to Mohammed Makhlouf (SSID 200-11828) Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2022

to its Syria sanctions program.

Links:

FINMA Notice

Data files of updates – PDF, XML

Categories: OFAC Updates Sanctions Lists Syrian Sanctions

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