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I knew I forgot something before the holiday… Treasury’s press release about the expanded Syrian General License

PRESS RELEASES U.S. Treasury Expands Syria Nongovernmental Organizations General License  November 24, 2021 Amends Syria Sanctions Regulations and Issues Two New FAQs WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Syrian Sanctions Regulations (SySR) to expand the authorizations for nongovernmental organizations (NGO) […]

Treasury 2021 Sanctions Review: Conclusion

The United States faces a changing world where financial innovation, shifts in global economic activity, and new geopolitical challenges are redefining how economic power can be used to support national security objectives. These shifts are accompanied by new and rising threats for which sanctions may be a critical tool of […]

The Treasury 2021 Sanctions Review: Intro

THE TREASURY 2021 SANCTIONS REVIEW After the September 11, 2001 attacks, economic and financial sanctions (“sanctions”) became a tool of first resort to address a range of threats to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the Unites States. This tool rests on the formidable strength of, and trust […]

It’s heeere…Was it worth the wait?

PRESS RELEASES U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Sanctions Review October 18, 2021 Report Emphasizes Need for Continued Multilateral Approach, Structured Policy Framework, and Enhanced Cost Mitigation WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the results of a broad review of the economic and financial sanctions that […]

Treasury/Commerce Cuban Internet Access Fact Sheet: Additional Licensing & Additional Information

Additional Licensing OFAC Specific Licenses For prohibited transactions not otherwise authorized by OFAC general licenses, OFAC considers specific license requests on a case-by-case basis and will prioritize license applications, compliance questions, and other requests that may concern internet freedom in Cuba. Consistent with U.S. foreign policy, OFAC has a favorable […]