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About the new OFSI General License…

When I first got notice of the General License INT/2020/059 issued under the UK’s The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, I thought “oh, wow! Something new and novel.” And, don’t get me wrong – there’s a lot to like in it, like the prior notification and reporting requirements. But […]

New Year, new regime – new UK General License

General licence – INT/2020/059 OFSI has the power to issue General Licences for country sanctions regimes under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (“the Sanctions Act”). On 1 January 2021, OFSI issued General Licence INT/2020/059 under Regulation 64 of The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“The Russia Regulations”). […]

OFAC designates CEIEC under Venezuela program, issues General License, FAQ

OFAC added the following entity: CEIEC (Chinese Simplified: 中国电子进出口总公司) (a.k.a. CHINA NATIONAL ELECTRONIC IMPORT-EXPORT COMPANY; a.k.a. CHINA NATIONAL ELECTRONICS IMPORT AND EXPORT CORPORATION), Block A 6-23F, No. 17 Fuxing Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100036, China; Calle Orinoco, Torre Nordic, Piso 6, Las Mercedes, Caracas 1060, Venezuela; Website; Registration Number […]