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OFAC Enforcement Action:

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 […]

May 21, 2020: We’ve got new ZSRs!

Publication of Amended Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations 5/21/2020 The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 541.  This regulatory amendment is currently available for public inspection with the Federal Register and will take effect upon publication in the Federal Register on May 22, 2020. […]

March 11, 2020: Changes to Kingpin, Zimbabwe lists

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following persons to the Zimbabwe sanctions program: NCUBE, Owen, Zimbabwe; DOB 17 Apr 1968; Gender Male (individual) [ZIMBABWE].   SANYATWE, Anselem Nhamo, Zimbabwe; Tanzania; DOB 21 Jan 1956; Gender Male; Passport 290060361Y34 (Zimbabwe) expires 23 Jun 2024 (individual) [ZIMBABWE]. while the following listings were removed […]

SECO delists 2 Mugabes…

Earlier today, Swiss authorities removed: SSID: 170-6095 Name: Mugabe Robert Gabriel DOB: 21 Feb 1924 Identification document: Passport No. AD001095, Zimbabwe Justification: Former President and responsible for activities that seriously undermine democracy, respect for human rights and the rule of law. Modifications: Amended on 27 Feb 2018, de-listed on 3 […]

February 19, 2020: EU, OFSI remove 1 Mugabe, suspend another’s listing

Yesterday, UK regulators implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/213 by delisting: MUGABE, Robert Gabriel DOB: 21/02/1924. Passport Details: AD001095 Other Information: Former President. Listed on: 21/02/2002 Last Updated: 16/02/2018 19/02/2020 Group ID: 7321 and suspending the asset freeze on: MUGABE, Grace DOB: 23/07/1965. Passport Details: AD001159 National Identification no: 63- […]

EU renews Zimbabwe sanctions

Zimbabwe: Council adopts conclusions and renews its arms embargo and targeted assets freeze against one company The Council today adopted conclusions on Zimbabwe restating the EU’s continued support for economic and political reforms in the country, as well as for the formal political dialoguewhich was resumed in 2019, as a step towards a more constructive EU-Zimbabwe relationship. The conclusions […]

SECO amends Grace Mugabe’s Zimbabwe sanctions listing

Earlier today, Swiss authorities amended the following individual Zimbabwe sanctions listing: SSID: 170-6723 Name: Mugabe Grace DOB: 23 Jul 1965 Identification document: a) Passport No. AD001159, Zimbabwe b) ID card No. 63-646650Q70, Zimbabwe Justification: Associated withFormer Secretary of the ZANU-PF faction of(Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front) Women’s league, […]

February 18, 2018: Amended Australian regulations & some typo corrections

Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List   Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 – Autonomous Sanctions   Following registration of the amending instruments listed below made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs under the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, DFAT has updated the Consolidated List. Links to the affected Instruments are also appended below for your reference.  […]

February 16, 2018: EU, HMT amend Robert Mugabe sanctions listing

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/223 by amending the following individual Zimbabwe sanctions listing: MUGABE, ROBERT, GABRIEL DOB: 21/02/1924. Passport Details: AD001095 Position: President Other Information: Former President Head of Government. Listed on: 21/02/2002 Last Updated: 27/01/2009 16/02/2018 Group ID: 7321. Links: HMT Notice […]

April 12, 2017: OFAC adds (Central African Republic) and subtracts (Zimbabwe)

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following 2 persons:  HISSENE, Abdoulaye (a.k.a. ABDOULAYE, Hissene; a.k.a. ABDOULAYE, Issene; a.k.a. HISSEIN, Abdoulaye; a.k.a. ISSENE, Abdoulaye (Latin: ISSÈNE, Abdoulaye); a.k.a. RAMADANE, Abdoulaye Issene (Latin: RAMADANE, Abdoulaye Issène)), KM5, Bangui, Central African Republic; Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture, Central African Republic; DOB 1967; POB Ndele, Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture, […]