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July 17, 2015: HK SFC AML/CFT circular

From the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) – LC means Licensed Corporations and AE means Associated Entities – just the meat of the circular: (1) United Nations (Anti-Terrorism Measures) Ordinance Further to our circular issued on 10 July 2015, an updated list specifying terrorists and terrorist associates designated […]

June 19, 2015: Finnish regulatory updates

On Friday, June 19th, the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the public of the following recent EU regulatory updates implemented in Finland: Financial Sanctions Yemen Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/882 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/879 Council Regulation (EU) 2015/878 Ukraine Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/876 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/869 Syria […]

May 13, 2015: SECO updated Libya sanctions

On May 13th, Swiss regulators modified the listings for the following 4 persons listed under their Libya sanctions program: SSID: 130-12905 Name: Al-Barassi Safia Farkash DOB: 1952 POB: Al Bayda, Libya Good quality a.k.a.: Safia Farkash Mohammed Al-Hadad Address: Oman (Believed status/location: Sultanate of Oman) Identification document: Passport No. 03825239, […]

March 26, 2015: Finnish regulatory updates

Finish regulators issued the following recap of EU decisions and regulatory changes occuring recently: Financial sanctions Zimbabwe – Decision (CFSP) 2015/277 extends sanctions until February 20, 2016. Changes to the sanctions list, including 5 deletions, were enshrined in Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/275. Al-Qaeda – Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/274 and Implementing […]