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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 […]

New drugs (sanctions regulations – sorry!)!!

Amendment of Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations and Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations Release date05/14/2021Body The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 536, and the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 598, to add or […]

OFAC updates Somalia Sanctions Regulations

04/27/2021 OFAC has amended and reissued in their entirety the Somalia Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 551. This final rule replaces the regulations that were published in abbreviated form on May 5, 2010, with a more comprehensive set of regulations that includes additional interpretive and definitional guidance, general licenses, and […]

OFAC publishes Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations

Publication of Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations Release date 01/15/2021 Body The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing regulations to implement Executive Order 13936 of July 14, 2020, “The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.”  These regulations were published in the Federal Register, and take […]