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Catching up… I promise

I was at the ACAMS Sanctions Space Summit the last two days, so I still have to post yesterday’s OFAC Kingpin changes, and the update from SECO. As for the conference, all in all, it wasn’t bad… some really bad technical problems in a lot of sessions, and smaller, less […]

New Guy says Hi!

An introduction from new OFSI director Giles Thomson Posted by: Giles Thomson, Posted on: 4 February 2021 – Categories: Financial sanctions, Implementation, UK     A belated Happy New Year. I wanted to write this blog as an opportunity to introduce myself and talk a bit about OFSI in 2021. I took over as OFSI Director from Rena […]

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 […]

Post-Brexit sanctions webinars…

UK sanctions policy and compliance after the transition period As part of the changes to the UK’s sanctions framework, existing EU sanctions regimes are being transitioned into UK law through regulations made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018. EU sanctions will no longer apply in the UK from 11pm […]