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US adds to counter-terror sanctions, and makes some Iran and Syria updates

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-JAMAL, Sa’id Ahmad Muhammad (a.k.a. AL GAMAL, Saeed Ahmed Mohammed; a.k.a. RAMI, Abu-Ahmad; a.k.a. “ABU-‘ALI”; a.k.a. “AHMAD, Abu”; a.k.a. “HISHAM”), Iran; DOB 01 Jan 1979; nationality Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport 04716186 (Yemen) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked […]

SECO delists 1, amends 29 on Iran sanctions list

Today, Swiss officials removed the following person: SSID: 80-13141 Foreign identifier: 16. Name: Haddad HassanSex: M Good quality a.k.a.: Zareh Dehnavi HassanJustification: Former Deputy Safety Officer of Teheran Revolutionary Court. Former Judge, Tehran Revolutionary Court, branch 26. He was in charge of the detainee cases related to the post-election crises […]

OFAC Enforcement Action: Alliance Steel, Inc.

The firm settled 61 non-egregious, voluntarily self-reported violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR), reduced from a base penalty of $725,004. What Alliance Did Alliance describes itself as principally a domestic business—Alliance sells its products exclusively to domestic consumers, does not export goods or services, and does not […]

JCPOA Joint Commission meets…

JCPOA: Chair’s Statement Following the Meeting of the Joint Commission  Brussels, 02/04/2021 – 13:15, UNIQUE ID: 210402_5 Press releases A meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was held virtually on Friday, 2 April. Under the terms of the JCPOA, the Joint Commission is […]

Mr. Watchlist is out of control…

Oh, no, that’s just the title of the new podcast episode (Out of Control)… Yep, it’s a run-down and commentary on Monday’s OFAC settlement with UniControl, Inc. Of course, I have some bones to pick with it – would I record something about which I totally agreed? Love to hear […]

OFAC amends Hasan Mortezavi Iran/counter terror listing

Earlier today, OFAC updated the following individual listing: MORTEZAVI, Hasan (a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Ali Hassan; a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Majid; a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Majid Mirali; a.k.a. “ALI, Hassan”); DOB 28 Apr 1961; POB Ghazvin, Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport 7572775 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IRGC] [IFSR]. -to- MORTEZAVI, […]