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Finnish regulatory update

The latest update from Finnish authorities references the following recent changes to EU restrictive measures: Financial sanctions Afghanistan / Taliban Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1748 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1736  Burundi Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1745   Yemen Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1747 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1737  Syria Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1746 Council […]

September 29, 2016: EU extends Burundi sanctions

    Burundi : EU renews sanctions until 31 October 2017 On 29 September 2016, the Council renewed the EU restrictive measures against Burundi until 31 October 2017. These measures consist of a travel ban and asset freeze against four persons whose activities were deemed to be undermining democracy or obstructing the search for […]

June 2, 2016: OFAC makes Burundi designations

On Thursday, OFAC designated the following 3 people:  NGENDABANKA, Marius, Kinanira IV, Kinindo, Bujumbura, Burundi; DOB 25 Aug 1974; nationality Burundi; Gender Male; Commander, First Military Region; Deputy Chief of Land Forces; Burundian National Defense Forces Deputy Commander of Operations (individual) [BURUNDI].    NSHIMIRIMANA, Edouard; DOB 1970; POB Bugeni Vyanda, […]

December 8, 2015: SECO joins the Burundi sanctions party!

Yesterday, Swiss regulators added sanctions against Burundi and designated the following individuals: SSID: 25-32655 Name: Godefroid Bizimana DOB: 23 Apr 1968 POB: Nyagaseke, Mabayi, Cibitoke Nationality: Burundi Identification document: Passport No. DP0001520, Burundi Justification: Deputy Director-General of the National Police, responsible for undermining democracy by making operational decisions that have […]

November 23, 2015: OFAC adds Burundi sanctions program

Yesterday, President Obama established a new targeted sanctions program against persons in Burundi through a new Executive Order titled “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Burundi”. Concurrent with that, OFAC christened the newborn program by designating the following 4 persons: BIZIMANA, Godefroid, Kinanira IV, Bujumbura, Burundi; […]