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OFAC upgrades its search site

Sanctions List Search Upgrade Release date 01/25/2021 Body OFAC has upgraded its sanctions list search tool with fuzzy logic that is more resource efficient.  The new fuzzy logic is intended to improve the performance of Sanctions List Search and make it more responsive.  As a result of the new logic, users may […]

OFAC designates Venezuela maritime companies, vessels

Today, OFAC added the following companies: ADAMANT MARITIME LTD, Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, MH 96960, Marshall Islands; Identification Number IMO 5869890 [VENEZUELA-EO13850].    AFRANAV MARITIME LTD, Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, MH 96960, Marshall Islands; Identification Number IMO 6063849 [VENEZUELA-EO13850].    SANIBEL SHIPTRADE […]

Want to get your nerd on?

Read my latest piece on matching technologies here at Money Laundering Bulletin. It’ll be in the February print issue, but it’s online now. Mind you, I’m not the most technical when it comes to this, but I wasn’t trying to write a treatise – just trying to lay out the […]

Bank of England/FCA machine learning survey

Published on 16 October 2019 In the financial services industry, the application of machine learning (ML) methods has the potential to improve outcomes for both businesses and consumers. In recent years, improved software and hardware as well as increasing volumes of data have accelerated the pace of ML development. The […]

OFSI’s coming out with a new Consolidated List…

OFSI to update consolidated list links In 3 weeks time, OFSI will launch a new consolidated list, the system it uses to publish the details of individuals and entities subject to financial sanctions. The consolidated list extracts will have updated links on the gov.uk website. It is important that any bookmarks to the old links for each […]