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You knew it was just a matter of time – OFAC dusts off its Ethiopia program and takes it for a spin

OFAC today designated the following persons: NEMARIAM, Abraha Kassa (a.k.a. KASSA, Abraha; a.k.a. KASSA, Wedi), Eritrea; DOB 15 Jul 1953; POB Eritrea; nationality Eritrea; Gender Male; Passport D000294 (Eritrea) (individual) [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. W KIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet (a.k.a. WELDEKIDANE, Hagos Ghebrehiwet; a.k.a. WOLDEKIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet), Asmara, Eritrea; DOB 25 Apr 1953; POB […]

August 20, 2021: this is what happens when you try to beat Friday traffic…

OFAC on Friday added the following persons: VASILIEV, Kirill Yurievich (Cyrillic: ВАСИЛЬЕВ, Кирилл Юрьевич) (a.k.a. VASILIEV, Kirill; a.k.a. VASILYEV, Kirill), Russia; DOB 22 Feb 1973; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Tax ID No. 773721109701 (Russia) (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024]. ZHIROV, Artur Aleksandrovich (Cyrillic: ЖИРОВ, Артур Александрович) (a.k.a. ZHIROV, Artur), Moscow, Russia; DOB 06 […]

OFSI issues Belarus General License

OFSI issues Belarus general licence  On 19 July 2021, OFSI issued General Licence INT/2021/554388 under The Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. This General Licence permits an air carrier or aircraft operator to make payments directly or via a relevant institution or Eurocontrol to Belaeronavigatsia for air traffic services provided in an […]

July 12, 2021: That olive branch smells a lot like LPG… or is the other way around?

Yesterday afternoon, OFAC issued a new Venezuela-related General License 40, “Authorizing Certain Transactions Involving the Exportation or Reexportation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to Venezuela”: OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL Venezuela Sanctions Regulations 31 CFR part 591 GENERAL LICENSE NO. 40 Authorizing Certain Transactions Involving the Exportation or Reexportation of Liquefied […]