OFAC – NEW HONG KONG AND SYRIA-RELATED SANCTIONS DESIGNATIONS

On 9 November, OFAC advised a number of new listings of individuals and entities subject to restrictions under either its Syrian or Hong Kong sanctions regimes.  The Syrian-related listings are connected to action against Syrian military officials, members of the Syrian Parliament, Government of Syria entities, and Syrian and Lebanese persons attempting to revive Syria’s deteriorating petroleum industry, with 7 individuals and 10 entities designated.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20201109

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1178

I had omitted the following link (as it did not seem to generate much interest!), but it seemed time to add it again and say that, if you would like to make a (polite) gesture and help me with my removal and computer costs, I have a page at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/KoIvM842y

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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