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Australia Sanctions Office (ASO) makes both UN and autonomous sanctions changes

Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List   Autonomous Sanctions (Designated and Declared Persons—Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) Amendment (Continuation of Effect) Instrument 2020 Following registration of the Legislative Instruments made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, DFAT has updated the Consolidated List. The Instrument can be found at:   […]

SECO amends 1, removes 2 from counter terror list

Swiss authorities have changed the following individual listing under the Bin Laden/Al-Qaida/Taliban counter terrorism sanctions: SSID: 10-16693 Foreign identifier: QI.S.208.05. Name: Radulan Sahiron DOB: a) 1955 b) 1952 (approximately) POB: Kaunayan, Patikul, Jolo Island, Philippines Good quality a.k.a.: a) Radullan Sahiron b) Radulan Sahirun c) Radulan Sajirun Low quality a.k.a.: […]

February 16, 2021: OFAC revokes counter-terror General Licenses & related FAQs, updates and removes some counter terror & Yemen listings

On Tuesday, OFAC revoked Counter Terrorism General Licenses 9 (Official US Government Business), 10 (Official International Organization Activities), 11 (Support of NGO Activities in Yemen), 12 (Export/Re-export of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine, Medical Devices, Replacement Parts and Components or Software Updates) and 13 (Transactions involving Ansrallah). Along with that, FAQs 875, […]

Easy come, easy go?

Mr. Watchlist wonders why this couldn’t continue to be handled with General Licenses and Statements of Licensing Policy… Revocation of the Terrorist Designations of Ansarallah PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 12, 2021 Share Effective February 16, I am revoking the designations of Ansarallah, sometimes referred to […]

Ansrallah off the hook for a month…

OFAC issued Counter Terrorism General License 13, which authorizes transactions with Ansrallah until February 26th, but doesn’t permit transactions otherwise barred under the various counter-terror regulations, other SDNs, or transactions which involved already-blocked property. And they updated Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) 876 to include references to the new General License. […]

OFAC adds & updates some terror designations

OFAC added the following persons: AL-SAMAHI, Alaa Ali Ali Mohammed (a.k.a. AL-SAMAHY, Allaa), Turkey; DOB 08 Sep 1976; alt. DOB 1981; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT].  MUSA, Yahya al-Sayyid Ibrahim (a.k.a. MOHAMMAD, Yahia ElSayed Ibrahim; a.k.a. MOUSSA, Yahya Alsayed Ibrahim Mohamed; a.k.a. “IBRAHIM, Basim”), Istanbul, Turkey; DOB 05 May 1984; alt. DOB […]