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Easy come, easy go: Venezuela removals

Along with the removal of Venezuela General License 37, today, OFAC removed the following entities and vessels from the SDN List: SEAHERO Crude Oil Tanker Bahamas flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9315642 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: ADAMANT MARITIME LTD). ADAMANT MARITIME LTD, Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, […]

Time to do your OFAC paperwork!

Reminder to file the 2020 Annual Report of Blocked Property 7/1/2020 31 C.F.R. § 501.603 of the Reporting, Procedures and Penalties Regulations (RPPR) requires holders of blocked property to provide the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) with a comprehensive list of all blocked property held as of June 30 of […]

US issues Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory

From OFAC: Publication of Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory 7/1/2020 On July 1, the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Treasury issued an advisoryon the risks for businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to entities engaged in human rights abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) . […]

OFAC goes global in its pursuit of Iran…

Today, OFAC added the following entities to its Iran-related sanctions program: BETTER FUTURE GENERAL TRADING CO LLC, P.O. Box 4358, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; License 561490 (United Arab Emirates); Registration Number 90960 (United Arab Emirates) [IRAN-EO13871] (Linked To: ESFAHAN’S MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY).  […]

5 added to OFAC’s Iran sanctions

This morning, OFAC added the following 5 individuals to their Iran-related sanctions program: DANAEI KENARSARI, Ali; DOB 19 May 1977; POB Shemiran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport K41818536 (Iran) expires 10 Jul 2022 (individual) [IRAN] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN […]

OFAC adds some, removes some Venezuela designations, issues a General License & an FAQ

Earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: ESPARZA GARCIA, Veronica, Mexico; DOB 16 Jan 1973; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Female; C.U.R.P. EAGV730116MSLSRR04 (Mexico) (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13850]. LEAL JIMENEZ, Joaquin, Mexico; DOB 17 Jul 1992; POB Guanajuato, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. LEJJ920717HGTLMQ01 (Mexico) (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13850]. ZEPEDA ESPARZA, Olga […]

Hail Caesar! OFAC adds & amends Syria sanctions designations

In conjunction with the State Department’s pronouncements earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-ASSAD, Asma (Arabic: اسماء الاسد) (a.k.a. AKHRAS, Asma; a.k.a. AL-AKHRAS, Asma), Damascus, Syria; DOB 11 Aug 1975; POB Acton, United Kingdom; nationality Syria; alt. nationality United Kingdom; Gender Female (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894].  AL-ASSAD, Bushra (Arabic: بشرى الاسد) (a.k.a. […]