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OFAC adds to Iran sanctions (and makes an update to a Iran/Cyber listing)

OFAC has added the following individuals: ABNOUSH, Salar (Arabic: سالار آبنوش) (a.k.a. ABNOOSH, Salar), Iran; DOB 02 May 1962; POB Hamedan, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [IRAN-HR]. AMANOLLAHI, Manouchehr (Arabic: منوچهر امن اللهي) (a.k.a. AMANOLLAHI BAHARVAND, Manouchehr), Iran; DOB Mar 1965 […]

Boom! Goes the Dynamite

Issuance of Iran-related Executive Order; Publication of New Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions; Amendments to Existing Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions 8/6/2018   Today, in connection with the President’s issuance of a new Iran-related Executive order “Reimposing Certain Sanctions with Respect to Iran” (New Iran E.O.), the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of […]

You may no longer say “No Comprendo”…

OFAC, in order that non-English speakers cannot claim to not understand the CISADA regulations, has helpfully provided a number of foreign translations… as do I, below.   Links: CISADA translated into Arabic CISADA translated into Russian CISADA translated into Spanish CISADA translated into French   Posted with Blogsy

OFAC’s CISADA FAQ

149. What activities by foreign financial institutions can subject them to CISADA sanctions?As described in the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations, the sanctionable activities of a foreign financial institution are:• Facilitating the efforts of the Government of Iran (GOI) to acquire or develop Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or delivery systems […]

OFAC’s CISADA FAQ

149. What activities by foreign financial institutions can subject them to CISADA sanctions?As described in the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations, the sanctionable activities of a foreign financial institution are:• Facilitating the efforts of the Government of Iran (GOI) to acquire or develop Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or delivery systems […]

CISADA: Who gets sanctioned?

A previous post covered the range of sanctions that can be imposed under CISADA. However, what causes those sanctions to be imposed? The President imposes 3 or more of the available sanctions on a person if: makes a single investment of $20 million or more (or a combination of investments […]