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Sweden Explains It All: EU Sudan sanctions

This is the history behind the sanctions: The United Nations has long expressed concern about the conflict in Darfur, Sudan, and condemned the gross violations of human rights committed there. To put greater pressure on those involved in the conflict, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1556 in 2004 which […]

OFAC’s FAQ on South Sudan

142. Is the new Bank of South Sudan still considered to be part of or linked to the Central Bank of Sudan or the Government of Sudan? No. Since the independence of the new Republic of South Sudan on July 9, 2011, the former Bank of Southern Sudan, sometimes referred […]

OFAC FAQ on TSRA Licenses

97. What format options are permitted for submitting license applications pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA)? OFAC permits two format options for submitting TSRA license applications: hard-copy and CD-ROM. Applications submitted using a CD-ROM, however, must be accompanied by a cover letter that […]

Brits end the week with a bang!

Three updates from Her Majesty's Treasury (HMT) today. First, the following entity (the notice says person, but Mr. Watchlist knows how to read) has been removed from the Libyan sanctions, in line with Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 74/2014: LIBYAN HOUSING AND INFRASTRUCTURE BOARD (HIB) Address: Tajora, Tripoli, Libya. Other […]