On 17 June, OFAC released details of a large number of new designations under its Syrian sanctions regimes.  These new listings are made for the purposes of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 (aka the Caesar Act) – named in honour of the brave photographer who smuggled thousands of pictures out of Syria documenting atrocities committed by the Syrian regime in its prisons.  The changes made include amendment to 4 existing designations




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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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