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EU, OFSI amend one DRC listing

Earlier today, UK officials amended the following individual listing: MURWANASHYAKA, Ignace Title: Dr DOB: 14/05/1963. POB: (1) Ngoma, Butare, Rwanda (2) Butera, Rwanda Nationality: Rwandan Address: Germany (in prison). Position: President of the FDLR Other Information: UN Ref: CDi.016. Died in prison in Germany on 16 April 2019. Arrested by […]

EU, OFSI remove 2 from Ukraine sovereignty and territorial integrity sanctions – and amend a ton of them

Earlier today, UK regulators, as per Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/398, removed the following 2 persons: 1. BUSHMIN, Evgeni Viktorovich DOB: 04/10/1958. POB: Lopatino, Sergachiisky region, RSFSR Position: Deputy Speaker, Federation Council Listed on: 18/03/2014 Last Updated: 18/03/2014 18/03/2020 Group ID: 12916. 2. MEDVEDEV, Valery Kirillovich DOB: 21/08/1946. POB: Shmakovka, […]

March 11, 2020: EU, OFSI amend 3 terror group listings

On Wednesday, UK regulators updated the “temporary listing” boilerplate in the following updated ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions listings: 1. JAMAAH ANSHARUT DAULAH a.k.a: (1) Jamaah Ansharut Daulat (2) Jemaah Anshorut Daulah Other Information: UN Ref: QDe.164. Established in 2015 as an umbrella group of Indonesian extremist groups that pledged […]

EU, OFSI amend 5 on Libya sanctions list

Earlier today, UK regulators amended the following individual Libya sanctions program designations: 1. QADHAFI, Aisha Muammar Muhammed Abu Minyar DOB: –/–/1978. 01/01/1978. POB: Tripoli, Libya a.k.a: ABDUL SALAM, Aisha, Muhammed Passport Details: (1) 428720 (Libyan) (2) 215215 (Libyan) (3) 03824970 (Omani). Issued in Muscat, Oman on 4 May 2014. Expiration […]

European Council extends Ukraine asset freezes

Misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds: Council extends asset freezes The Council today decided to prolong for one more year until 6 March 2021 the existing asset freezes directed against 10 persons identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds or for the abuse of office causing a loss to Ukrainian public funds. The restrictive measures against two persons […]

EU adds, OFSI amends Amadou Koufa counter terror listing

Today, after the EU finally added Amadou Koufa to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida counter terrorism sanctions program, under Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/184 (actually passed a few weeks ago), UK regulators amended the listing to remove the “temporary listing” boilerplate language, and replace it with the “formerly temporary” boilerplate: […]

EU, OFSI add first Turkey sanctions designations

Earlier today, UK regulators added: 1. AKALIN, Mehmet Ferruh DOB: 09/12/1960. Nationality: Turkish Passport Details: Passport No or ID: 13571379758 Position: Vice-President (Assistant General Manager) and member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) Other Information: Head of TPAO’s Exploration, R&D Centre and Information Technologies Departments. […]