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OFAC adds Kingpins, updates and removes (a lot) other narcotics traffickers… and updates a Somalia listing

OFAC has added the following individuals: CARRILLO JIMENEZ, Luis Alberto, Mexico; DOB 15 Aug 1979; POB Nogales, Sonora, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. CAJL790815HSRRMS05 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].GONZALEZ HIGUERA, Jaime Humberto (a.k.a. “EL TUNCO”; a.k.a. “TUNCO”), Mexico; DOB 25 Mar 1986; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. GOHJ860325HSLNGM02 […]

OFAC updates Somalia Sanctions Regulations

04/27/2021 OFAC has amended and reissued in their entirety the Somalia Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 551. This final rule replaces the regulations that were published in abbreviated form on May 5, 2010, with a more comprehensive set of regulations that includes additional interpretive and definitional guidance, general licenses, and […]

Paperwork, paperwork… for Somalia

BRIEFING ROOM Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Somalia APRIL 01, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Madam President:) Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the […]

UN, DFAT add 3 to Somalia sanctions

Australian authorities have added the following 3 persons: SOi.018 Name: 1: ABUKAR 2: ALI 3: ADAN 4: na Title: na Designation: Deputy leader of Al-Shabaab DOB: a) 1972; b) 1971; c) 1973 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abukar Ali Aden; b) Ibrahim Afghan; c) Sheikh Abukar Low quality a.k.a.: […]

OFSI adds 3 to Somalia sanctions, too

UK also added the following 3 persons: 1. ADAN, Abukar Ali DOB: (1) –/–/1972. (2) –/–/1971. (3) –/–/1973. a.k.a: (1) ABUKAR, Sheikh (2) ADEN, Abukar, Ali (3) AFGHAN, Ibrahim Position: Deputy leader of Al-Shabaab Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): SOM0017 (UN Ref): SOi.018. (Further Identifiying Information): Listed pursuant to […]

SECO adds 3 to Somalia sanctions

Swiss authorities have added the following persons: SSID: 180-44585 Foreign identifier: SOi.018 Name: Abukar Ali Adan DOB: a) 1972 b) 1971 c) 1973 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abukar Ali Aden b) Ibrahim Afghan c) Sheikh Abukar Justification: Listed pursuant to paragraph 8(a) of resolution 1844 (2008) as “Engaging in or […]

OFAC makes 4 Somali designations go poof!

OFAC just removed the following people: GHEBREAB, Yemane (a.k.a. GEBRE AB, Yemane; a.k.a. GEBREAB, Yemane; a.k.a. YOHANNES, Yemane Ghebreab W.), 12 Keren Street, Asmara, Eritrea; Tegadelti Street, Asmara, Eritrea; DOB 21 Jul 1951; POB Asmara, Eritrea; Passport D000901 (Eritrea); alt. Passport D001082 (Eritrea) (individual) [SOMALIA].  GEBRE AB, Yemane (a.k.a. GEBREAB, […]

March 29, 2019: HK SFC AML/CFT Circular

Circular to Licensed Corporations and Associated Entities  Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Financing of Terrorism (1) United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 and United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Repeal) Regulation  (2) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation 2019 and United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation (Repeal) Regulation  (3) United Nations Sanctions (Eritrea) Regulation […]

April 20, 2018: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

Circular to Licensed Corporations and Associated Entities  Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing  United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2018  The United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2018 (“Amendment Regulation”) made under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (“the UNSO”) (Cap. 537) was published in the Gazette (L.N. 66 of 2018) on […]

March 16, 2018: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

On March 16th, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HK SFC) issued a AML/CTF Circular announcing changes to Hong Kong’s anti terrorism and Somalia sanctions lists, as initially promulgated by the corresponding United Nations Sanctions Committees. The footnotes to the circular provide the URLs of the notices in Hong […]