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Michael O'KaneOFAC designates Venezuelan criminal organisation “Tren de Aragua”
16/07/2024 — OFAC has designated “Tren de Aragua”, a transnational criminal organisation in Venezuela. The designation was made pursuant to Executive Order 13581, as amended by...
Maya Lester KCOFAC designates Iranian research company
16/07/2024 — OFAC has designated Hakima Shargh Research Company, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, for “its involvement in Iran’s chemical weapons research and development”. Executive Order...
Michael O'KaneOFAC designates West Bank settlers
16/07/2024 — OFAC has designated 3 individuals and 5 entities for their alleged role in “being involved in violence or threats of violence targeting civilians, seizure...
Michael O'KaneUS General Licence for transactions involving Russia’s Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, and National Wealth Fund
16/07/2024 — OFAC has issued General License No. 13J, authorising transactions involving Russia’s Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, and National Wealth Fund.  It authorises transactions ordinarily...
Maya Lester KCEU maintains Iran sanctions and designates West Bank settlers
16/07/2024 — The Council of the EU has extended restrictive measures against Iran, for Iran’s military support of Russia, until 27 July 2025, having already broadened...
Maya Lester KCUS BIS guidance on export diversion risks
16/07/2024 — BIS has published guidance outlining companies’ and universities’ responsibilities to comply with BIS regulations, and steps to mitigate export diversion risks. The guidance contains...
Michael O'KaneUS renews Hong Kong sanctions regimes
15/07/2024 — The White House has issued a notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Hong Kong, which renews Hong-Kong related sanctions...
Michael O'KaneEU notice of intention to maintain sanctions on 3 Russians
15/07/2024 — The Council of the EU has issued a notice of its intention to maintain restrictive measures against 3 Russian individuals: Oleg Savelyev, Sergey Kuzovlev,...
Maya Lester KCOFAC updates Venezuela GL & guidance on submitting documentation
12/07/2024 — OFAC has issued  updated Venezuela General License 40C which authorises until July 2025 transactions related to the export of LPG to Venezuela involving the...
Maya Lester KCEU court annuls previous acts listing Russian businessman Vladimir Rashevsky
12/07/2024 — The General Court of the EU has annulled the Sept 2022, March 2023, and Sept 2023 acts maintaining the listing of Vladimir Rashevsky on...
Michael O'KaneCanadian and US nationals plead guilty to violating Russia export controls on military goods
12/07/2024 — Canadian national Nikolay Goltsev and US national Salimdzhon Nasriddinov have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit export control violations for their roles in a...
Maya Lester KCUS updates forced labour export controls strategy & issues fact sheet
12/07/2024 — The US Department of Homeland Security has updated the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Strategy which identifies new high priority sectors for enforcement of...
Michael O'KaneNew Rosinus German criminal compliance podcast on sanctions with Maya Lester KC and Michael O’Kane
12/07/2024 — Rosinus, the German law firm, has a new episode of its criminal compliance podcast with Maya Lester KC and Michael O’Kane in which they...

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