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OFSI removes 2 from Iraq sanctions

1. The Iraq (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/707) were made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act) and provide for the freezing of funds and economic resources of certain persons, entities or bodies involved in the former Government of Iraq and its state bodies, […]

More corrections by OFSI

Amendments to the Consolidated List 44 individuals and entities have been amended in the Consolidated List of Asset Freeze Targets. This follows an update to the UK Sanctions List. Amendments have been made to entries in the Belarus, Burma, Chemical Weapons, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, […]

OFSI issues Libya guidance

The first guidance issued since the end of the Transition Period, it explains Libya sanctions under the Libya (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. In addition to a section on your garden-variety asset freezes, there are also sections on “partial asset freezes”, a special section just on the LIA (Libyan Investment […]

OFSI corrects 4 Sudan listings

UK regulators have corrected the following Sudan sanctions listings: 1. ALNSIEM, Musa Hilal Abdalla DOB: (1) 01/01/1964. (2) –/–/1959. POB: Kutum a.k.a: HILAL, Sheikh, Musa Nationality: Sudan Passport Details: a) Diplomatic Passport no. (1) D014433 (Diplomatic Passport). Issued 21 February 2013. Expires 21 February 2015. b) Diplomatic Passport (2) D009889 […]

SECO adds Progozhin to Libya sanctions

Swiss authorities have added: SSID: 130-43767 Name: Prigozhin Yevgeniy Viktorovich Spelling variant: Пригожин Евгений Викторович (Russian) Sex: M DOB: 1 Jun 1961 POB: St. Petersburg (f.k.a. Leningrad) Nationality: Russian Federation Justification: a) Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin is a Russian businessman with close links, including financially, to the private military company Wagner […]

EU, OFSI add Progozhin to Libya sanctions

UK regulators added the following person: 1. PRIGOZHIN, Yevgeniy Viktorovich DOB: 01/06/1961. POB: Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Nationality: Russian Other Information: EU listing only. Gender: male. Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin is a Russian businessman with close links, including financially, to the private military company Wagner Group. Prigozhin is engaged in and providing […]

SECO removes 2 from Libya sanctions

Swiss authorities today removed the following persons: SSID: 130-36229 Name: Saleh Issa Gwaider Agila DOB: 1 Jun 1942 POB: Elgubba, Libya Identification document: Passport No. D001001, Libya, Date of issue: 22 Jan 2015 Justification: a) Agila Saleh has been the President of the Libyan House of Representatives since 5 Aug […]

SECO adds to Libya financial and travel sanctions

Swiss authorities added the following persons: SSID: 130-43344 Name: Al-Werfalli Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Sex: M DOB: 1978 POB: Werfalla Tribe, West of Libya or Elrseefa (Bani Walid) Good quality a.k.a.: Al-Warfalli Mahmud Justification: a) Mahmoud al-Werfalli serves as a commander (lieutenant) of the Benghazi- based al-Saiqa Brigade. In this role, […]

EU, OFSI remove 2 from Libya sanctions

As per Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1380, UK regulators removed the following individuals from its Libya sanctions program: 1. SALEH ISSA GWAIDER, Agila DOB: 01/06/1942. POB: Elgubba, Libya Passport Details: D001001 (Libya) Date of issue: 22 January 2015 Position: President of the Libyan House of Representatives since 5 August 2014 […]