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OFSI re-sent the Legal Fees General Licence email, which now has a corrected blog post link. They didn’t send a link to the General Licence page, but they did send a link to the actual General Licence (the General Licence page is still not updated – I just checked): Link: […]

October 17, 2022: OFAC-OFSI Enhanced Partnership

OFAC-OFSI Enhanced Partnership Posted by: OFSI, Posted on: 17 October 2022 – Categories: Financial sanctions, Implementation, OFAC, UK As Directors of two of the world’s leading financial sanctions implementation authorities, we are committed to our close working relationship. As a testament to this ongoing commitment, on Thursday, 13 October, OFAC and OFSI concluded a multi-day technical exchange in London […]

ITA blogs about Russia & Belarus restrictions

Complying with Sanctions and Export Controls in Russia and Belarus August 3, 2022  Agnes Pawelkowska is an International Trade Specialist at the International Trade Administration’s Office of Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. This blog is part of an ongoing series designed to […]

Tradeology blog post about Russia-Ukraine war & exporting

Russia-Ukraine War: Perspectives U.S. Exporters Need to Know June 22, 2022  Evan Johnson and Agnes Pawelkowska are international trade specialists at the International Trade Administration’s Office of Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Russia’s latest unprovoked attack on Ukraine, and the Western sanctions […]

OFSI writes blog post about licensing…

Introduction to licensing Posted by: OFSI, Posted on: 19 April 2021 – Categories: Financial sanctions, Implementation As readers of OFSI’s previous blogs will be aware, the new UK autonomous sanctions framework in place since January 2021 brings important opportunities and changes. Among the updates contained in these new regulations, some of these specifically relate to licensing. OFSI’s […]

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 […]