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OFAC Sanctions-a-Rama! New Counter-Terrorism designations, plus some adds, some removals…

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AKAR, Ezzat Youssef (Arabic: عزت يوسف أكار) (a.k.a. AKAR, Izzat; a.k.a. AKAR, Izzat Youssef; a.k.a. AKKAR, Izzat Yusif), Al-Kyam Hayy al-Sharqi, Marjayun, Al-Nabtiyah, Lebanon; DOB 01 Nov 1967; POB Al-Kiyam, Lebanon; nationality Lebanon; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions Pursuant to the […]

Russia hosts a meeting on Crimea

Letter dated 22 April 2021 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security CouncilI have the honour to transmit herewith the Chair’s summary of the open Arria-formula meeting of the Security Council held on 17 March 2021 as a […]

Hot off the presses!

Everything But the Kitchen Sink, the latest episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation, is all about today’s Executive Order and Treasury’s Directive. A massive E.O., to be sure, but I like how it put everything together in one piece. Hope you like it! Ratings and reviews always appreciated!

OFAC-related Treasury Press Release 3 – Crimea

PRESS RELEASES Treasury Sanctions Russian Persons in the Crimea Region of Ukraine April 15, 2021 OFAC takes action in partnership with the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five individuals and three entities […]

Aussies play catch-up on terror, CAR, Yemen – plus make changes to autonomous Ukraine sanctions

Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons—Ukraine) Amendment (No. 1) Instrument 2021 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: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2021L00366 Security Council Committee established […]

March 25, 2021: SECO updates Ukraine sanctions

Yesterday, Swiss authorities updated 14 individual: SSID: 175-27307 Name: Chaliy Aleksei Mikhailovich Spelling variant: a) Чалый Алексей Михайлович (Russian) b) Chalyy Oleksiy Mykhaylovych (Russian) c) Чалий Олексій Михайлович (Ukrainian) Sex: M DOB: 13 Jun 1961 POB: a) Moscow, Russian Federation b) Sevastopol, Ukraine Justification: a) Chaliy became “People’sPeople’s Mayor of […]