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HMT issues new guidance on Iranian sanctions

Her Majesty’s Treasury has issued new guidance on the Iranian sanctions program due to the replacement of regulations on January 31st, due to some new EU regulations. Unfortunately, the press release neither says much specific on it, nor links to anything particularly useful. Except for this: there are certain payments […]

OFAC Designation Updates for February 6, 2013

Now that the TRA changed today (see the previous post), OFAC has to designate someone… ZARGHAMI, Ezzatollah (a.k.a. ZARGHAMI, Ezatollah); DOB 1959; POB Dezful, Khuzentan Province, Iran; Title Director, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (individual) [IRAN-TRA]. IRANIAN COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY (a.k.a. “SAZMAN-E TANZIM MOGHARARAT”), Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, […]

February 6, 2013: OFAC Guidance Updates

Today, OFAC issued two new guidance documents, both relating to the Iranian sanctions regulations and licenses. The first is a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document relating to the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (aka “TRA”). In particular, the FAQ speaks to Section 504 of […]

OFAC Updates for February 5, 2013

A three-parter from OFAC today: updates to the Kingpin Act (narcotics trafficking) and anti-terrorism sanctions, and release of a beta version of a fuzzy search tool. First, there are a sizable number of new designations under the narcotics trafficking sanctions: ​GARCIA AYALA, Filemon, C Constitucion # 32, Col Rio Grande, […]