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Breaking: US pulls out of JCPOA

Today, President Trump pulled the US out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), aka the “Iran nuclear deal.”  The following statement was added to the top of OFAC’s Iran sanctions page: On May 8, 2018, the President announced his decision to cease the United States’ participation in the […]

November 25, 2016: HK SFC AML/CFT Circular

This AML/CFT Circular issued by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HK SFC) provides information (and links) to a Regulation which repeated Hong Kong’s sanctions on Iran, and a second one which provided an updated program based on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Links: HK SFC Notice […]

June 8, 2016: OFAC updates Iran JCPOA FAQs

OFAC updated the Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, adding two FAQs related to Financial and Banking Measures (C.15 and C.16) and nine FAQs related to Foreign Entities Owned or Controlled by U.S. Persons (K.14 – K.22).  OFAC added […]

April 25, 2016: Irish Financial Sanctions Update

  Date: 25th April 2016 IMPORTANT Sanctions information email: PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL NOTIFICATION Dear Subscriber,  See the link below to the Central Bank website where you will find further information and  news on Recent EU/UN Financial Sanctions . The latest news on Financial Sanctions is  published directly onto […]