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OFAC adds 2 new CAATSA FAQs, amends 2

OFAC added FAQs 869 and 870 today relating to CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act): 869. If a person is subject to non-blocking menu-based sanctions described in section 235(a) of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), do the same non-blocking sanctions apply to entities owned 50 percent or […]

CAATSA-Russia designation of State Research Center of the Russian Federation FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics

Just now, OFAC designated the following entity under the CAATSA-Russia sanctions program (so, the Russia part of the CAATSA sanctions program): STATE RESEARCH CENTER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION FGUP CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY AND MECHANICS (a.k.a. CNIIHM (Cyrillic: ЦНИИХМ); a.k.a. FGUP CNIIXM (Cyrillic: ФГУП ЦНИИХМ); a.k.a. FGUP TSNIIKHM; […]

So, here is the associated messaging…

Standing with the Iranian People PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 20, 2020 Share Today, the United States is imposing financial sanctions and visa restrictions on Iranian individuals and entities under human rights-related authorities. These actions with respect to 12 Iranian individuals and entities by the Department […]

OFAC adds to Iran and CAATSA-Iran sanctions…

Today, OFAC added the following individuals: ALI NOORINAJAD, Mohammad, Iran; POB Kabudar Ahang, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 4032108617 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).  ASHRAQ, Hamidraza, Iran; POB Abadan, Iran; nationality Iran; […]

September 20, 2018: OFAC plays with its new toy

Yesterday, OFAC designated the following person:  LI, Shangfu (Chinese Simplified: 李尚福); DOB 01 Feb 1958 to 28 Feb 1958; POB Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; CAATSA Section 235 Information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE. Sec 235(a)(7); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS. Sec 235(a)(8); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: […]