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Swiss Sanctions-Palooza Part 5: Iran

On Wednesday, SECO removed the following company from its Iran sanctions list: SSID: 80-9229 Foreign identifier: 41. Name: Iran Transfo Address: 15 Hakim Azam St, Shirazeh, Shomali St, Mollasadra, Vanak Sq, TehranJustification: Transformer manufacturer involved in the ongoing construction of the Fordow(Qom) facility built without being declared to the IAEA. […]

Swiss Sanctions-Palooza Part 4: Liberia

On Wednesday, SECO updated the following listing: SSID: 120-8195 Name: Bah Ibrahim Spelling variant: Ba IbrahimIbrahima (English) DOB: a) 1950 (approximately) b) 15 Jul 1969 (approximately) c) 15 Jul 1959 (approximately)Good quality a.k.a.: Balde Identification document: Passport No. A00349903,SenegalSenegal, Date of issue: 15 Jun 2009, Expiry date: 14 Jun 2014 […]

Swiss Sanctions-Palooza Part 3: Sudan

On Wednesday, SECO updated the following listing: SSID: 190-3092 Name: BadriBarey Gabril Abdul Kareem Good quality a.k.a.: a) General Gibril Abdul Kareem Barey b) Tek Justification: a) National Movement for Reform and Development (NMRD) FieldCommander. b) BadriBarey is responsible for the kidnapping of African Union Mission inSudan (AMIS) personnel in […]

Swiss Sanctions-Palooza Part 2: Zimbabwe

On Wednesday, SECO removed the following entity (recently also removed by Her Majesty's Treasury and the EU) from its Zimbabwe sanctions list: SSID: 170-7141 Name: Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation Address: 90 Mutare Road, P.O.Box 2628, Harare, Zimbabwe Justification: Associated with the ZANU-PF faction of Government. ZMDC falls under theresponsibility of […]

Swiss Sanctions-Palooza Part 1: Al-Qaida Updates

Wednesday, SECO, the Swiss regulator, made a slew of updates to its sanctios programs. First, they deleted these entries from its Al-Qaida sanctions list: SSID: 10-14525 Foreign identifier: QI.A.288.10. Name: Fahd Mohammed Ahmed Al-QusoDOB: 12 Nov 1974 POB: Aden, Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Fahd al-Quso b) FahdMohammed Ahmen al-Quso […]

Monday, October 7: OFAC designates Muhammad Jamal Group

On Monday, OFAC designated the Muhammad Jamal Group: MUHAMMAD JAMAL NETWORK (a.k.a. ABU AHMED GROUP; a.k.a. AL-QA'IDA IN EGYPT; a.k.a. JAMAL NETWORK; a.k.a. MUHAMMAD JAMAL GROUP), Egypt [SDGT]. and its namesake: AL-KASHIF, Muhammad Jamal 'Abd-al Rahim Ahmad (a.k.a. 'ABDU, Muhammad Jamal; a.k.a. ABDU, Muhammad Jamal Ahmad; a.k.a. ABDUH, Mohammad Jamal; […]

I wasn’t Finnished! (groan!)

Mr. Watchlist has also added a link to Finland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its sanctions page – not much content there, but it is the one governmental page on the subject. It also has contact info in case of questions or sanctions violations.   Luckily for all of you, […]

We’re expanding in Europe!

Hi, readers – Two changes to Mr. Watchlist on tap today. The first is that we've added the Swedish sanctions pages to the Regulatory Links page. Secondly, we discovered that the Central Bank of Ireland has its own email alerts for regulatory changes, so you'll get their updates as soon […]