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February 28, 2013: HMT Updates

On Thursday, Her Majesty’s Treasury made changes to the sanctions programs for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and terrorism. The following 3 additions were made to the DRC sanctions programs, in accordance with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1251/2013: 1. KAINA, Innocent Title: Colonel POB: Bunagana, Rutshuru territory, […]

Word of the day: NS-PLC

Did you know that there are two sanctions lists on the OFAC website? Most of us know about the SDN (Specially Designated Nationals) List, but usually not so much about the NS-PLC List (more on why in a second). NS = Non-SDN PLC – Palestinian Legislative Council The Palestinian Legislative […]

HMT Renews ETA designation

Since the 1-year designation period was almost up, Her Majesty’s Treasury on Wednesday renewed the designation for the Basque separatist group ETA: BASQUE FATHERLAND AND LIBERTY a.k.a: (1) ETA (2) Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna Other Information: UK listing only. Group ID: 7083. Links: HMT Notice

OFAC vs. The World: A prime example

Monday, Australia’s DFAT made updates to its Consolidated List based on recommendations by UN committees on Al Qaida (pursuant to resolutions 1267 and 1989). Nothing unusual there – until you see who the UN removed from its list: QI.B.8.01. Name: 1: USAMA 2: MUHAMMED 3: AWAD 4: BIN LADEN Title: […]