Tag Archives: embargo

Drastic Changes to Sudan Sanctions with New OFAC General License

Before President Obama’s exit from The White House, he removed most of the sanctions in place against Sudan.  While President Trump and the Secretary of State ultimately have the final decision, it is believed they were consulted by the Obama administration about these changes.  The relaxed Sudan sanctions will allow U.S. persons to engage in … Continue Reading

All Dressed Up

On Monday, December 6, in an effort to run some names against the SDN list, I headed over to OFAC’s website. Much to my surprise I discovered that the Treasury Department had unveiled its newly designed website.  To make things even more serendipitous, I stumbled across the Treasury blog.  The first post is penned by … Continue Reading

Narcotics Kingpins: How Much Could You Save?

This post was written by Anne Borkovic. Who knew that gecko was mixed up with such unsavory characters? On June 3, 2010, the U.S. Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced that GEICO General Insurance Company paid $11,000 to settle allegations that, from approximately September 2006 to June 2007, it provided a car insurance … Continue Reading