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Oops, they did it again…

Today, OFAC corrected the Hong Kong designations from just the other day… by removing the “Secondary sanctions risk” boilerplate: CHEN, Dong (Chinese Simplified: 陈冬; Chinese Traditional: 陳冬), Hong Kong; DOB Nov 1963; alt. DOB Feb 1964; POB Luoyuan, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant […]

White House extends Hong Kong sanctions

BRIEFING ROOM Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Hong Kong JULY 07, 2021•PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS On July 14, 2020, by Executive Order 13936, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 etseq.) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary […]

OFAC updates Hong Kong designations

Today, OFAC updated the following Hong Kong-related individual sanctions designations: CAI, Dafeng (Chinese Simplified: 蔡达峰; Chinese Traditional: 蔡達峰), Beijing, China; DOB Jun 1960; POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CAI, Dafeng (Chinese Simplified: 蔡达峰; Chinese Traditional: 蔡達峰), Beijing, China; […]

OFAC publishes Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations

Publication of Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations Release date 01/15/2021 Body The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing regulations to implement Executive Order 13936 of July 14, 2020, “The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.”  These regulations were published in the Federal Register, and take […]

OFAC Sanctions-a-Rama: Hong Kong, Iran, Global Magnitsky, Counter Terrorism & Non-proliferation designations & updates

New designations Iran Individuals  AZIMIAN, Hamidreza, Iran; DOB 23 Jul 1961; POB Tabriz, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order […]