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OFSI issues Russia General Licence INT/2022/2448692

OFSI issues Trade 5 General Licence OFSI has issued General Licence INT/2022/2448692 under Regulation 64 of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.  General Licence INT/2022/2448692 allows for a 7 day wind down period in respect to financial prohibitions in Regulations 16, 17 and 18B of the Russia Regulations. The General Licence takes effect from 00:01 on […]

FinCEN issues Beneficial Ownership-related NPRM

FinCEN Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Access to Beneficial Ownership Information and Related Safeguards Immediate Release December 15, 2022 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would implement provisions of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) that govern the access to and protection of […]

Friday OFSI Sanctions-a-Rama!

Today, UK regulators issued 30 new sanctions designations, across 7 different sanctions regimes (Global Anti-Corruption, Global Human Rights, Iran (Human Rights), Mali, Myanmar, Russia, South Sudan). Here are those notices: And CAYFIN (the Cayman Islands regulator) issued the same additions… but they send PDFs rather than Web links to them, […]

Elon? Alone!

If the Bloomberg News reporting on changes to Twitter is accurate (apparently, this is showing up on multiple outlets, according to Mrs. Watchlist, who I trust to do the legwork), @MrWatchlist will be disappearing from Twitter. I’m sorry Elon may have overplayed his hand, and overpaid for the firm – […]

Ah… the joys of iPadOS 16…

Stage Manager does not seem to play nicely with the WordPress app, so until that gets fixed, it’s going to take a bit longer to post. Real simple: when you click into the text, WordPress’ menu bar obscures where you are… so, right now, I’m composing in Safari, which is […]