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May 1, 2019: EU, OFSI amend 2 under Burma sanctions

On Wednesday, UK regulators implemented Council Implemented Regulation (EU) 2019/672 by amending the following individual designations under the Burma sanctions program: 1. SOE Khin Maung Title: Brigadier General DOB: –/–/1972. Position: Commander of the 15th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Commander of the Military Operation Command […]

April 29, 2019: EU extends Myanmar sanctions

Myanmar/Burma: Council prolongs sanctions On 29 April, the Council prolonged the restrictive measures in place on Myanmar/Burma for one year, until 30 April 2020. The sanctions regime includes an embargo on arms and equipment that can be used for internal repression, an export ban of dual-use goods for use by the military and border […]

The fun starts on page 14…

of the Standard Chartered settlement with OFAC – it’s a roadmap to what real remediation looks like, and the standards for a firm of size and commercial sophistication are: Specifically, OFAC and Respondent understand that the following compliance commitments have been made: a. Management Commitment: i. Respondent commits that Senior […]

SECO adds 7 to Myanmar sanctions

Earlier today, Swiss authorities added the following persons: SSID: 145-39980 Name: Ba Kyaw Justification: Ba Kyaw is a Staff Sergeant in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). He committed atrocities and serious human rights violations, including murder, deportation and torture, against the Rohingya population […]

DFAT adds persons to Myanmar autonomous sanctions

Today, Australian regulators issued the following notice: Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List   Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011  DFAT has updated the Consolidated List to designate and declare additional persons for targeted financial sanctions and travel bans for Myanmar under theAutonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011. A link to the Instrument is includedbelowfor […]