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June 21, 2019 By: Natasha Bright, Reporter ACSS Compliance with sanctions isn’t just a bank issue. In the past year, the Office of Foreign Assets Control has begun to focus on industries outside the financial sector including those involved in shipping. Sanctions...
June 12, 2019 By: Anna Sayre, Head of Legal Content, ACSS In early 2019, despite U.S. sanctions to the contrary, Germany, France and the U.K. (also known as the ‘E3’) joined together to set up INSTEX: a new payment channel to facilitate trade with Iran. Though a bold...
May 30, 2019 By: Glenda Juliano, CAMS Restrictions apply to entities owned 50 percent or more, individually or in aggregate by one or more persons on the SDN or SSI List. The 50 percent rule was originally addressed in 2008 and later revised in 2014. OFAC’s guidance...