OFAC ADDS 11 INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING THE HONG KONG CHIEF EXECUTIVE, TO HONG KONG SANCTIONS LISTS

On 7 August, OFAC advised that 11 individuals had been added to its sanctions lists.  The names include Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, are listed for undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly of the citizens of Hong Kong. Others listed include the Commissioner of Hong Kong Police Force and other senior officials.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20200807.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1088

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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