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OFAC: Ask me a question…

Today, OFAC added two new Frequently Asked Questions for the Iran-related program: 855. How will transactions related to official activities of international organizations be treated for purposes of secondary sanctions to the extent that the Iranian financial sector or Iranian financial institutions sanctioned under Executive Order (E.O.) 13902 are involved?   […]

After a brief hiatus…

Welcome to the “Shootout at the OFAC Corral”, the latest episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation. The new show is focused on last week’s designation of the Iranian financial services sector under Executive Order 13902, and the designation of 18 Iranian banks (which had already been sanctioned under the Iranian Transactions […]

We heard this was coming…Iran’s financial sector designated under E.O. 13902…

OFAC updated the following Iranian financial firms, designating them under Executive Order 13902, and adding secondary sanctions to each: AMIN INVESTMENT BANK (a.k.a. AMINIB), No. 51 Ghobadiyan Street, Valiasr Street, Tehran 1968917173, Iran; Website http://www.aminib.com [IRAN]. -to- AMIN INVESTMENT BANK (a.k.a. AMINIB; a.k.a. “AMIN IB”), No. 51 Ghobadiyan Street, Valiasr Street, […]