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One last episode for 2020…

How the Sausage Gets Made looks at the new NS-CCMC List published Monday by OFAC as an example of how, when they are new and different from the vast majority of sanctions programs, OFAC has to course correct and fill in some of the blanks left by Executive Orders, legislation […]

Bully for you!

New episode of my podcast, Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation, is out – title: Bully Pulpit. It’s all about last week’s State Department Fact Sheet and what the actual intent of it was. Truth be told, I misunderstood it the first time I read it – it was so long, I didn’t […]

It’s baack….

The December 2, 2020 Fact Sheet was reissued yesterday… apparently nothing nefarious, but the older one didn’t have the 4 companies added last week by DoD… U.S. Investors Are Funding Malign PRC Companies on Major Indices FACT SHEET UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT DECEMBER 8, 2020 […]

We haven’t even fired the starting gun yet…

IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOD Releases List of Additional Companies, In Accordance With Section 1237 of FY19 NDAA DEC. 3, 2020 Today, the Department of Defense released the names of additional “Communist Chinese military companies” operating directly or indirectly in the United States in accordance with the statutory requirement of Section 1237 […]

What gives a sanctions person nightmares?

The OFAC 50 Percent Rule, and whether or not it applies to the Chinese Military Companies program, of course. It’s a short way of saying, I have a new episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation – Mr. Watchlist’s Nightmare. Now, I’m experimenting here… hopefully, a little web player just appeared… if […]