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Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act passed

Passage of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 20, 2019 Share Today, the President signed into law the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019” (the Caesar Act), an important step in promoting accountability for the large-scale atrocities Bashar […]

September 26, 2019: OFAC adds to Ukraine/Russia, Syria programs

On Thursday, OFAC added the following people: LOGINOV, Ilya (a.k.a. LOGINOV, Ilya Alekseyevich (Cyrillic: ЛОГИНОВ, Илья Алексеевич)); DOB 02 Jul 1971; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Deputy General Director for Legal Support at Sovfracht (individual) [UKRAINE-EO13685] (Linked To: OJSC SOVFRACHT).    OKOROKOV, Ivan (a.k.a. OKOROKOV, Ivan B.; a.k.a. OKOROKOV, Ivan Borisovich); […]

EU, OFSI correct Nizar Al-Assad Syria listing

The EU published a Corrigenda today, amending the following Syria sanctions listing: 1. AL-ASSAD, Nizar a.k.a: ASAAD, Nizar (1) AL-ASAD, Nizar (2) ASSAD, Nizar (3) ASAD, Nizar Other Information: Cousin of Bashar Al-Assad. Previously head of the company ‘Nizar Oilfield Supplies’. Listed on: 24/08/2011 Last Updated: 04/07/2018 11/09/2019 Group ID: […]

September 10, 2019: New counter terror Executive Order, and a raft of designations

Executive Order Amending Counter Terrorism Sanctions Authorities; Counter Terrorism Designations and Designations Updates; Iran-related Designation; Syria Designations Updates 9/10/2019 Today, the President issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) “Modernizing Sanctions to Combat Terrorism.” This E.O. amends E.O. 13224, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions with Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism” […]

SECO updates Syrian sanctions

Earlier today, Swiss authorities updated 54 individuals listed under the Syrian sanctions program and delisted the following persons: SSID: 200-12029 Name: Fahid Al-Jassim Title: Lieutenant General Good quality a.k.a.: Fahd Justification: Chief of Staff. Military official involved in the violence in Homs. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan […]