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SECO adds 85 to Belarus sanctions (and amends 1)

07 July 2021 International sanction 2021 Updated sanction notification The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has published an amendment to the annex to the ordinance of 11 December 2020 on measures against Belarus (SR 946.231.116.9). On July 6, 2021, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research […]

SECO adds to Myanmar sanctions

Updated sanction notification The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has published an amendment to Annex 1 of the Ordinance of October 17, 2018 on Measures against Myanmar (SR 946.231.157.5). On June 30, 2021, the Federal Department of Economics, Education and Research EAER changed the list of […]

SECO also removes the Iraq entity

Updated sanction notification  The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has published an amendment to the Annex to the Ordinance of 7 August 1990 on Economic Measures against the Republic of Iraq (SR 946.206).With a resolution dated June 30, 2021, the responsible UN sanctions committee changed the list of persons, […]

SECO amends 2 Burma sanctions listings

Swiss authorities today updated two listings: m SSID: 145-39394 Name: Aung AungSex: MJustification: BrigadierMajor General Aung Aung is the Commander of the South Western Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and the former Commander of the 33rd Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In that context, […]

SECO delists Al-Gaoud Abdelmajid from its Libya sanctions

Swiss authorities delisted the following person: SSID: 130-20678 Name: Al-Gaoud AbdelmajidDOB: 1943Justification: Minister for Agriculture, Animal and Maritime Resources in Colonel Qadhafi’s Government. Closely associated with the former regime of Muammar Qadhafi. Modifications: Amended on 28 Aug 2015, de-listed on 6 May 2021 from its Libya financial and travel sanctions […]