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OFAC adds 7 to Venezuela sanctions, updates 1 Iran listing

Earlier today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the following persons: BRITO RODRIGUEZ, Jose Dionisio, Anzoategui, Venezuela; DOB 15 Jan 1972; Gender Male; Cedula No. V-8263861 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA].    DUARTE, Franklyn Leonardo, Tachira, Venezuela; DOB 15 May 1977; Gender Male; Cedula No. V-13304045 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA].    […]

OFAC amends Venezuela General License 6

Earlier today, OFAC issued an amended version of Venezuela General License 6 “Authorizing Certain Activities Necessary to the Wind Down of Operations or Existing Contracts with Globovision Tele C.A. or Globovision Tele CA, Corp.”. The only obvious substantive change is that it has been extended for 2 weeks, until January […]

December 19, 2019: EU, OFSI correct a Venezuela listing

On Thursday, UK officials updated the following individual Venezuela sanctions listing: 1. LUCENARAMIREZ LUCENA RAMIREZ, Tibisay DOB: 26/04/1959. Position: President of the National Electoral Council (Consejo Nacional Electoral – CNE) Other Information: EU only listing Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 13/11/2019 19/12/2019 Group ID: 13582. to reflect corrections made in […]

December 9, 2019: Global Magnitsky changes + 2 new Venezuela designations

The Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued Global Magnitsky General License Number 1: Authorizing Certain Activities Necessary to the Wind Down of Transactions Involving Ventspils Freeport Authority, Ventspils Attistibas Agentura, Biznesa Attistibas Asociacija, and Latvijas Tranzita Biznesa Asociacija. Additionally, the following persons: ANDRIC, Goran, Serbia; DOB 21 Apr 1965; nationality Serbia; alt. […]

December 3, 2019: OFAC adds vessels to Venezuela sanctions

On Tuesday, OFAC added: ICARO Crude Oil Tanker Panama flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9038842 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13884] (Linked To: PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA, S.A.).    LUISA CACERES DE ARISMENDI Products Tanker Venezuela flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9117478 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13884] (Linked To: PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA, S.A.).    MANUELA SAENZ Products Tanker […]

SECO amends 8 Venezuela designations

Earlier today, Swiss officials updated the listings for the following 8 individuals designated under their Venezuela sanctions program: SSID: 290-38374 Name: Néstor Luis Reverol Torres Sex: M DOB: 28 Oct 1964 Justification: Minister for Interior, Justice and Peace; formerPeace since 2016. Also appointed as Vice-President of Public Works and Services […]

OFAC publishes updated Venezuela Sanctions Regulations

Publication of Amended Venezuela Sanctions Regulations 11/21/2019 The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 591, to incorporate additional Executive orders, add a general license authorizing U.S. Government activities, and add an interpretive provision.  This regulatory amendment is currently available for public inspection […]