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Happy International Human Rights Day at OFAC: New Global Magnitsky, Yemen designations, updated Magnitsky & Global Magnitsky designation

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-KHAIWANI, Abdul Hakim (a.k.a. AL KHIYAWANI, Abdulhakim; a.k.a. AL KIYAWANI, Abdul Hakim; a.k.a. AL-KHAIWANI, Abdulhakem Hashim; a.k.a. “AL-KARAR, Abu”; a.k.a. “KARAR, Abu”), Yemen; DOB 1986; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG].  AL-MARRANI, Motlaq Amer (a.k.a. AL MARRANI, Mutlaq Ali Aamer; a.k.a. “EMAD, Abu”), Al-Jawf, Yemen; DOB 01 […]

OFSI fixes 5 on the Yemen list

Today, UK regulators corrected 5 Yemen sanctions designations: 1. AL HAKIM, Abdullah Yahya DOB: (1) –/–/1985. (2) –/–/1984. (3) –/–/1986. POB: (1) Dahyan, (2) Sa’dah Governorate, (1) Yemen (2) Yemen a.k.a: (1) AL HAKIM, Abu, Ali (2) AL-HAKIM, Abdallah (3) ALHAKIM, Abu, Ali (4) AL-HAKIM, Abu-Ali (5) AL-MU’AYYAD, Abdallah Nationality: […]

June 8. 2018: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

Circular to Licensed Corporations and Associated Entities  Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing  (1)  United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018  (2)  United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2015 (Amendment) Regulation 2018  (1)  United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018  The United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018 (“the CAR Regulation”), made […]

May 8, 2018: EU, HMT amend Ali Abdullah Saleh Yemen listing

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/689 by amending the following individual:  SALEH Ali Abdullah DOB: (1) 21/03/1945. (2) 21/03/1946. (3) 21/03/1942. (4) 21/03/1947. POB: 1) Bayt al-Ahmar, Sana’a Governorate 2) Sana’a, 3) Sana’a, Sanhan, Al-Rib’ al-Sharqi, Yemen a.k.a: SALIH, Ali, Abdallah Nationality: Yemen Passport Details: […]

April 26, 2018: UN, DFAT amend 1 Yemen listing

Last Thursday, Australian officials adopted the changes to the following Yemen sanctions listing:  YEi.003 Name: 1: ALI 2: ABDULLAH 3: SALEH 4: na Name (original script) الله عبد علي صالح Title: na Designation: a) President of Yemen’s General People’s Congress party b) Former  President of the Republic of Yemen DOB: […]

May 16, 2017: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

The latest Circular from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HK SFC) alerts firms to the publication of Hong Kong’s adoption of United Nations sanctions against the Central African Republic (CAR) and an amended regulation for the sanctions against Yemen. Links: HK SFC Notice HK SFC Circular CAR Regulation […]

May 19, 2017: HK SFC AML/CTF Circular

The AML/CTF Circular issued by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission on May 19th highlighted updated sanctions lists pursuant to the Yemen and Central African Republic sanctions programs. Links: HK SFC Notice HK SFC Circular Yemen Regulation List Central African Republic Regulation List Edited with BlogPad Pro

April 4, 2016: EU, HMT modify one Yemen listing

Last Tuesday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/628 by amending the following Yemen sanctions listing:   AL-HOUTHI Abd Al-Khaliq DOB: –/–/1984. a.k.a: (1) ABU-YUNUS (2) AL HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq, Badr-al-Din (3) AL-HUTHI, ‘Abd al-Khaliq, Badr al-Din (4) AL-HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq (5) AL- HUTHI, Abd, al-Khaliq Nationality: Yemen […]