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EU expands sanctions criteria for Mali

Link: Council of the EU Press release 13 December 2021 10:30 Mali: EU sets up autonomous framework for sanctions against those obstructing the political transition The Council today amended its sanctions regime in view of the situation in Mali, establishing new criteria that will allow the EU to autonomously impose restrictive […]

OFAC updates two programs: amendments to Syria Sanctions Regulations & its FAQs – and updates Venezuela GL 8

Publication of Amended Syria Sanctions Regulations and Related Frequently Asked Questions; Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 8I Release date. 11/24/2021 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adopting a final rule amending the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 542, to expand an existing authorization related […]

Did you read OFAC FAQ 936?

It says that Hidri Trust and Red Sea Trading Corporation are not subject to the 50 Percent Rule. How does that happen? Section 2(b) of Executive Order includes the following: No entity shall be blocked pursuant to this order solely because it is owned in whole or in part, directly […]

Another year of EU cyber-attacks (sanctions)

Cyber-attacks: Council prolongs framework for sanctions for another year The Council today decided to prolong the framework for restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the EU or its member states for another year, until 18 May 2022. This framework allows the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures on persons or entities involved in cyber-attacks which cause […]