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Can you spell Afghanistan? OFSI issues guidance for international NGOs

Guidance For information note: operating within counter-terrorism legislation, counter-terrorism sanctions and export control Updated 11 October 2021 Introduction This “for information note” has been prepared primarily for International Non-Government Organisations (INGOs) but it may apply to other sectors, particularly the financial sector. It provides information on counter-terrorism legislation including the […]

OFSI publishes its annual review for 2020-21

OFSI publishes Annual Review: 2020 to 2021  Every year OFSI publishes its annual review which gives an overview of OFSI’s operational work in the financial year, providing key statistics from the different areas of financial sanctions. This review includes sections on: UK and EU financial sanctions regimes frozen assets review […]

OFSI issues Frozen Asset Reporting Notice

Reminder: Frozen Assets Reporting 2021 OFSI is conducting its annual frozen assets review. If you hold or control funds or economic resources belonging to, owned, held, or controlled by a designated person you are required to submit a report to HM Treasury’s OFSI by Friday 15 October 2021. Your report must include details of […]

OFSI removes 5 from Syria sanctions

UK regulators removed the following 5 persons: 1. AL ASSAD, NIZARa.k.a: (1) AL-ASAD (2) AL-ASSAAD, Nizar (3) AL-ASSAD, Nizar (4) ASAAD, Nizar (5) ASAD (6) ASSAAD, Nizar (7) ASSAD Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): SYR0193 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 (UK Statement of Reasons): Prominent Syrian businessperson […]