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March 21, 2023: OFSI adds trust services sanctions to Russia program

Russia: Trust services sanctions All persons designated under the Russia financial sanctions regime have been designated for the purpose of trust services sanctions.  On 21 March 2023 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under regulations made under the Sanctions Act.  All persons […]

March 20, 2023: EU sanctions 8 persons, 1 entity over Iran human rights violations

Human rights violations in Iran: EU sanctions additional eight individuals and one entity Today, the Council decided to impose restrictive measures on additional 8 individuals and one entity responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran. In particular, the Council is sanctioning members of the judiciary responsible for handing down death sentences in unfair trials and […]

It starts…

Catching up on blogging, that is. Sorry for the delay, but I was down with COVID until yesterday … and spent all day catching up on my day job – and managing my youngest daughter’s positive COVID case (much more severe than mine). But, back on the horse…. This will […]

HKMA Website Alert: Chong Hing Bank

15 Mar 2023 Website Alert – Fraudulent website related to related to Chong Hing Bank Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Chong Hing Bank Limited relating to a fraudulent website, which has been reported to the […]