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 2020 OFAC Recent Actions

 
Date Description
July
​07/31/2020​ ​Global Magnitsky Designations; Issuance of Global Magnitsky General License; ​Issuance of Global Magnitsky Frequently Asked Question
​07/30/2020​ ​Cuba Designation Update
07/29/2020​ ​Syria Designations; Syria-related Designations and Designation Removal [Press Release​​]
​07/28/2020 ​Counter Terrorism Designations [Press Release​​​]
​07/28/2020​ ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Whitford Worldwide Company, LLC​
​07/23/2020 ​Venezuela-related Designations​ [Press Release​​]
​07/22/2020 ​​Issuance of Amended Ukraine-/Russia-related Frequently Asked Questions
07/20/2020​ ​Issuance of Executive Order 13936 "The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization"
​07/17/2020 ​Counter Narcotics Designations; Counter Narcotics Designations Removals and Update; Nicaragua-related Designations​ - [Press Release​ 1]  [Press Release​ 2]​
07/16/2020​ ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Essentra FZE Company Limited​
​07/16/2020 ​Amendment of Nicaragua Sanctions Regulations; Amendment​ of Ukraine-related General Licenses
​07/15/2020 ​Cyber-related Designations; ​​​​Foreign Interference in U.S. Election Designations; Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations - [Press Release​]
07/15/2020​ ​Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 5D and Amended Frequently Asked Question
​07/10/2020 ​Somalia Designation Removal
​07/09/2020​ ​Global Magnitsky Designations - [Press Release​]
07/08/2020​ ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Amazon.com, Inc.
​07/02/2020​ 
Revocation of Venezuela-related General License; Venezuela-related Designations Removals
07/01/2020​ ​Reminder to file the 2020 Annual Report of Blocked Property
​07/01/2020​ ​  Publication of Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory
June
​06/25/2020​ ​  Iran-related Designations; Iran-related Designation Update; Counter Terrorism Designations Updates - [Press Release]
06/24/2020​ ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release]
06/22/2020 ​Important Technical Notice for Users of the OFAC Website and Sanctions List Data Files​
06/18/2020​ Venezuela-related Designations and Designations Removals; ​Issuance of Venezuela-related General License and Frequently Asked Question - [Press Release]
​06/17/2020 ​Syria-related Designations; Syria Designations and Designations Updates; Iran-related Designation Update; Counter Terrorism Designation Update - [Press Release]
​06/16/2020​ ​  ​​Cyber-related Designations - [Press Release]
​06/11/2020​
​Issuance of Executive Order “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Associated with the International Criminal Court”
06/08/2020​ ​    ​Non-Proliferation Designations; Iran-related Designations Updates
​06/05/2020 ​Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions
​06/04/2020 ​Publication of Syria-related Sanctions Regulations
06/02/2020​ ​Venezuela-related Designations - [Press Release​]
May
05/27/2020​ ​Non-Proliferation Designations; Iran-related Designations; Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question - [Press Release​]​
​05/22/2020​ ​  ​​Nicaragua-related Designations - [Press Release​]
05/21/2020 ​Publication of Amended Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations
​05/20/2020​ ​​CAATSA - Iran-related Designations; Iran-related Designations​ - [Press Release​]
​05/19/2020 ​Counter Terrorism Designation; Iran-related Designation​ - [Press Release]
05/14/2020​ Guidance to Address Illicit Shipping and Sanctions Evasion Practices​​
05/13/2020​ North Korea Administrative Designations Updates​​​
05/12/2020 ​Removal of Venezuela-related General License 13E, Issuance of Venezuela-related General Licenses 3H and 9G, and Amended Frequently Asked Questions
​05/07/2020 Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List Administrative Updates​
​05/06/2020 ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and BIOMIN America, Inc.
​05/01/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designations; ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release​]​
April
​04/30/2020​ ​Finding of Violation issued to American Express Travel Related Services Company by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control
04/22/2020 ​Counter Narcotics Designations Removals; Libya Designations Updates
​04/21/2020​ ​Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 8F​
04/20/2020​ The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Encourages Persons to Communicate OFAC Compliance Concerns Related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - [Press Release​]​
​04/16/2020​ Publication of a Fact Sheet on the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance and Trade to Combat
COVID-19 - [Press Release​]
04/15/2020​ Publication of an Advisory on the Cyber Threat Posed by North Korea​
​04/10/2020 ​Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 5C and Amended Frequently Asked Question
04/09/2020 ​​Publication of Amended North Korea Sanctions Regulations
​04/08/2020 ​Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act
​04/06/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designations - [Press Release​]
​​04/03/2020 Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 13E​
March
03/26/2020 ​Iran-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations - [Press Release]
03/25/2020​ Issuance of Amended Nicaragua-related General Licenses
03/20/2020​ ​Issuance of Amended Ukraine-related General Licenses
03/19/2020​ ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release]
03/18/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designation; ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release]
​​03/17/2020​ ​Syria-related Designation; Syria Designations Removals; Global Magnitsky Designation Removal; Foreign Sanctions Evaders Determination Removal - [Press Release]
03/12/2020​ Venezuela-related Designation; Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses and Amended Frequently Asked Questions; Ukraine/Russia-related Identification​ - [Press Release​]​
​03/11/2020​ ​Kingpin Act Designations and Designations Updates; Zimbabwe Designations and Designations Removals - [Press Release​ 1]​ [Press Release 2​]
03/09/2020 ​Removal of the Terrorism Sanctions Regulations
​03/06/2020​ ​​Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question Related to Humanitarian Assistance with Regard to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Iran
​03/05/2020 ​Nicaragua-related Designations; Issuance of Nicaragua-related General Licenses; ​Issuance of Nicaragua-related Frequently Asked Question - [Press Release​]​
03/02/2020​ ​Cyber-related Designations; North Korea Designations; North Korea Designations Removals - [Press Release​]
February
​02/27/2020 Issuance of Counter Terrorism and Iran-related General License 8 and Frequently Asked Questions - [Press Release]
​02/26/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designation - [Press Release​]​​
​02/26/2020​ ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques SCRL
02/26/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designations; South Sudan-related​ Designations Removals - [Press Release​]
02/20/2020​ ​Issuance of Reporting, Procedures and Penalties Regulations (RPPR)​-related Frequently Asked Questions
02/20/2020 ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release​]
02/19/20​20 Second Quarter FY2019 Report for Licensing Activities Undertaken Pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA)
​02/19/2020​ ​Kingpin Act Designation Update
02/18/2020 ​Venezuela-related Designations; Issuance of Venezuela-related General License; ​Issuance of Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Questions; Update to the Sectoral Sanctions Identfications List - [Press Release​]
02/12/2020​ ​Counter Terrorism Designations Removals
02/07/2020​ ​Venezuela-related Identifications - [Press Release​]
​​02/06/2020 Publication of Mali Sanctions Regulations
January
​​01/31/2020 Iran-related Designations Removals and Designation Update; Non-proliferation Designation Update
01/30/2020 ​​Iran-related Designation and ​Designation Update; Non-proliferation Designation and Designation Update - [Press Release​]
01/29/2020 ​Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations - [Press Release​]
01/27/2020 ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Eagle Shipping International (USA) LLC
01/23/2020 ​Iran-related Designations - [Press Release​]
01/21/2020 ​​Venezuela-related Identifications; Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License - [Press Release​]
01/21/2020 ​Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and Park Strategies, LLC
01/17/2020​ Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses
​01/16/2020 ​Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question
01/14/2020 ​North Korea Designations - [Press Release​]
​01/13/2020 ​Venezuela-related Designations; Iran-related Designations​ Update - [Press Release]
​01/10/2020​
Issuance of Executive Order of January 10, 2020, "Imposing Sanctions With Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran​"
01/10/2020​ Iran-related Designations​ and Updates - [Press Release]
​01/08/2020 ​Global Magnitsky Designation - [Press Release​]
​01/07/2020 Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License 6A
01/03/2020 Counter Terrorism Designation; Global Magnitsky Designations Updates - [Press Release​]​

  

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