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What? No Fine?

So, OFAC issued a Finding of Violation to Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd – but no civil monetary penatly. What gives? Was the behavior really benign? Not if you look at the aggravating factors: SOHL, as well asSchlumberger, Ltd’s D&M business segment willfully violated and attempted to violate U.S.economic sanctions related […]

August 7, 2015: UN, OSFI, DFAT add The Army of Emigrants and Supporters to Al-Qaida sanctions, amend Zulkifli Abdul Hir

On Friday, Australian & Canadian regulators added the following entity: QDe.148 Name: THE ARMY OF EMIGRANTS AND SUPPORTERS Name (original script): تنظيم جيش المهاجرين و الأنصار A.k.a.: a) Battalion of Emigrants and Supporters b) Army of Emigrants and Supporters organization c) Battalion of Emigrants and Ansar d) Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar […]

August 4, 2015: EU, HMT update Libya sanctions

On Tuesday, HMT released a notice about changes to the Libyan sanctions program. Council Regulation 2015/1324 added to the list of grounds for releasing frozen funds. Council Regulation 2015/1323 amended 20 individual listings and 16 entity listings. Links: HMT Notice Council Regulation 2015/1323 Council Regulation 2015/1324 Posted with Blogsy

August 5, 2015: OFAC makes 2 more terror designations

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following two Qatari citizens to the SDN List, under its anti-terror sanctions program: AL-KA'BI, Sa'd bin Sa'd Muhammad Shariyan (a.k.a. AL-KA'BI, Sa'd al-Sharyan; a.k.a. AL-KA'BI, Sa'd Bin Sa'd Muhammad Shiryan; a.k.a. AL-KA'BI, Sa'd Sa'd Muhammad Shiryan; a.k.a. “Abu Haza'”; a.k.a. “Abu Hazza'”; a.k.a. “Abu Sa'd”; […]