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Today, OFAC issued the following new Frequently Asked Question for its Iran sanctions program: 816. Is there a wind-down period for Executive Order 13902, “Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran” (E.O. 13902)? Persons engaged in transactions that could be sanctioned under E.O. 13902 with respect to the construction, mining, […]

Two more entities added to OFAC DPRK sanctions

Earlier this morning, OFAC added the following entities: BEIJING SUKBAKSO, Qixingmen Store, No. 8 Apartment, Fangcaodi West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China (Chinese Simplified: 8号搂底商七星门葩, 芳草地面街, 朝阳区, 北京市 100020, China); Liangzi Zu Way (Ground Level, White Gate), No. 42, Gangshan Road, Shunyi District, Beijing 101300, China; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, […]

OFAC adds 7 to Venezuela sanctions, updates 1 Iran listing

Earlier today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the following persons: BRITO RODRIGUEZ, Jose Dionisio, Anzoategui, Venezuela; DOB 15 Jan 1972; Gender Male; Cedula No. V-8263861 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA].    DUARTE, Franklyn Leonardo, Tachira, Venezuela; DOB 15 May 1977; Gender Male; Cedula No. V-13304045 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA].    […]

As promised, more Iranian SDNs…

Today, OFAC added the following people (apparently government officials, since E.O. 13876 is mentioned): ABDOLLAHI, Ali (a.k.a. ABDOLLAHI ALIABADI, Ali), Iran; DOB 1959; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [IRAN-EO13876].  ASHTIANI, Mohammad-Reza (a.k.a. ASHTIANI, Mohammed Reza Gharayi), Iran; DOB 1960; alt. DOB 1961; […]

OFAC amends Venezuela General License 6

Earlier today, OFAC issued an amended version of Venezuela General License 6 “Authorizing Certain Activities Necessary to the Wind Down of Operations or Existing Contracts with Globovision Tele C.A. or Globovision Tele CA, Corp.”. The only obvious substantive change is that it has been extended for 2 weeks, until January […]