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OFAC gives us regulations – a new one and 2 amended ones…

Publication of International Criminal Court-Related Sanctions Regulations; Amended Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Sanctions Regulations and Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations Release date 09/30/2020 Body The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adding regulations to implement Executive Order 13928 of June 11, 2020 (“Blocking Property of Certain […]

OFAC Enforcement Action: Amazon.com

The settlement: $134,523 The base penalty: $134,523…. but the statutory maximum was $1,038,206,212 What were the actual violations? From on or about November 15, 2011, to on or about October 18, 2018, persons located in Crimea, Iran, and Syria placed orders or otherwise conducted business on Amazon’s websites for consumer […]

EU, OFSI amend 10 under Iran non-proliferation sanctions

UK regulators today amended the following 8 individual listings: 1. MAHMUDZADEH, Ebrahim Position: Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries Director General of the Armed Forces Social Security Organization Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries. Listed on: 24/06/2008 Last Updated: 24/06/2008 22/06/2020 Group ID: […]

OFAC adds and updates Iran listings, issues new FAQs

Today, OFAC added a person: KHEDRI, Abdolhossein (a.k.a. KHEDRI, Abdolhossein Heid; a.k.a. KHEDRI, Abdul Hossein; a.k.a. KHODRI, Abed Al Hsein Heid), Iran; DOB May 1971; POB Bushehr Province, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE). […]

October 10, 2019: OFAC’s Anniversary present to Mr. Watchlist – New Global Magnitsky designations, and changes to Iran, counter terrorism and NPWMD programs

Yesterday, OFAC added the following persons to the SDN List under its Global Magnitsky human rights sanctions program: ESSA, Salim (a.k.a. ESSA, Salim Aziz), Johannesburg, South Africa; DOB 15 Jan 1978; nationality South Africa; Gender Male; Passport M00073786 (South Africa) issued 09 Nov 2012 expires 08 Nov 2022; National ID […]