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Cuba
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State Department Names Cuban-controlled Entities and Sub-Entities to the Cuba Restricted List

November 15, 2018: The US State Department listed the following entites and sub-entitites to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba.  These were named to be “under the control of, or acting for or on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services or personnel with which direct financial transactions would […]

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OFAC
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SDN
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UN Security Council

UN and US Addition to Sanction Lists and the SDN

Earlier this week, the UN Security Council issued a press release, noting it added 1 individual, Hajji ‘Abd al-Nasir, to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list (UN asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo imposed). The reasons for listing this person can be found here.  This is the same individual that was also listed […]

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Best Practices & Resources
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Global Trade
OFAC
Sanctions
State Department

OFAC Issues an Advisory to the Maritime Petroleum Shipping Community

OFAC, with the State Department and the US Coastguard advises the shipping community of the significant sanctions violations risks if parties are involved in petroleum shipments to Syria. Parties likely to be involved, whether directly or indirectly, would be those in the shipping industry, including insurers, shipping companies, financial institutions, and vessel owners, managers, and operators. According to […]

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Sanctions
SDN
State Department
Venezuela

Venezuela: US Treasury, Executive Orders – Sanctions In a Nutshell

The Department of Treasury issued numerous sanctions related to the political and social situation in Venezuela over the past 4 years.  There were several Executive Orders issued by the Presidents as well.  The following is a list and brief descriptions available on the US Treasury Department’s site. 09/25/18 The United States Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Individuals […]

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ITAR
State Department

Revisions to the ITAR Regulations

The State Department published a Notice in the Federal Register yesterday, noting certain changes to the IRAR regulations, pursuant to public comments. Specifically, the Notice reads:   In response to public comments, the Department of State removes certain notification requirements from the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and revises several entries on the United States Munitions List to remove items that […]

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