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FinCEN issues initial reporting guidance for UBO info

FinCEN Issues Initial Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Guidance Immediate Release March 24, 2023 WASHINGTON—Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published its first set of guidance materials to aid the public, and in particular the small business community, in understanding upcoming beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting requirements taking effect on […]

Friday OFAC Sanctions-a-Rama: Belarus & Burma changes to SDN List, reissued Belarus regs, Burma-related jet field alert

OFAC today added the following persons: LATT, Tun Min, 201, Tetkatho Yeikmon Condo-C, New University Avenue, Bahan Township, Yangon 11201, Burma; 45 Zayathukha Road, 54-Thuwunna Thingangyun Township, Yangon 11072, Burma; DOB 06 Feb 1969; POB Yangon, Burma; nationality Burma; Gender Male; Passport ME444441 (Burma) issued 13 Sep 2019 expires 12 […]

March 2, 2023: OFAC adds to counter narcotics and Iran sanctions, updates Russia listings, issues Iran GL & FAQs – and OFAC-related fraud alert

OFAC added the following entities: BUSHEHR PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. “BUPC”), No. 7, 3rd and 4th Floor, Sattarkhan St., Habib Elah St., Metolian Blvd., Tehran 1455693916, Iran; Pars Energy Special Economic Zone, Petrochemical Complexes Phase II, Asalouye, Bushehr 7511811374, Iran; Asli Neighborhood, Asli Road Street, Nakhl Taqi’s 15 Kilometer Road, Number […]

February 24, 2023: Russia Sanctions-a-Rama, OFAC’s turn: Russia & Belarus designations (& updates), a new Determination, new and updated GLs, and FAQs… and new export restrictions, visa restrictions, and increased tariffs (whew!) [CORRECTED]

OK, let’s start with the designations…[CORRECTION] fixed list of Belarus entities New individuals: AVERYANOV, Yuriy Timofeyevich (Cyrillic: АВЕРЬЯНОВ, Юрий Тимофеевич) (a.k.a. AVERYANOV, Yuriy Timofeevich), Moscow, Russia; DOB 17 Jan 1950; POB Bender, Moldova; alt. POB Bendery, Moldova; nationality Russia; citizen Russia; Gender Male; Tax ID No. 772918457831 (Russia) (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024]. […]

FINTRAC updates identity verification guidance to include identification of human trafficking victims

FINTRAC provides regulatory guidance to help the victims of human trafficking On this Human Trafficking Awareness Day, FINTRAC is proud to highlight its significant contribution to the efforts of the financial sector in combatting modern slavery and human trafficking through the Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST) Survivor Inclusion Initiative. […]