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Random thought of the Day: Executive Order 13894

The bulk of OFAC’s June 17th designations bore the program tag [SYRIA-E.O.13894]. This Executive Order is the only one issued under the “Syria-related” sanctions program. This Executive Order allows the designation of people belonging to the Turkish government, any subdivision of it, or anyone determined to be: (A) to be […]

OFAC changes to Venezuela & Syria General Licenses, and some new Venezuela SDNs

Today, OFAC added the following persons: BLANCO HURTADO, Nestor Neptali, Miranda, Venezuela; DOB 26 Sep 1982; nationality Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 15222057 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13884].  CALDERON CHIRINOS, Carlos Alberto, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela; DOB 03 Jul 1970; Gender Male; Cedula No. 10352300 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13884].  CARRENO ESCOBAR, Pedro Miguel, Delta […]

October 23, 2019: Easy come, easy go

Yesterday, OFAC’s brand-new Syria-related sanctions program was essentially terminated – by removing the handful of designations: AKAR, Hulisi, Turkey; DOB 1952; POB Kayseri, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. DONMEZ, Fatih, Turkey; DOB 1965; POB Bilecik, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. SOYLU, Suleyman, Turkey; DOB 21 Nov 1969; POB Istanbul, Turkey; […]

October 14, 2019: New E.O., designations & licenses related to Turkish incursion into Syria

On Monday, OFAC designated the following Turkish individuals: AKAR, Hulisi, Turkey; DOB 1952; POB Kayseri, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO].    DONMEZ, Fatih, Turkey; DOB 1965; POB Bilecik, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO].    SOYLU, Suleyman, Turkey; DOB 21 Nov 1969; POB Istanbul, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO]. and government […]