The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC): “Iran Freedom and Counter Proliferation Act-related SDN updates; ​Burma Designations”

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on July 2, 2013 released the following:

Specially Designated Nationals List Update

To assist foreign financial institutions (FFIs) in identifying which persons on the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) list fall into the category of persons with whom a FFI may face exposure to sanctions on their U.S. correspondent or payable-through accounts the phrase “Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions” will be applied to appropriate SDN listings. To see a list of SDNs affected by this update, please review the July 2, 2013 section in OFAC’s SDN Changes file.

In addition, the following individual has been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

HTAY, Thein; DOB 07 Sep 1955; POB Taunggyi, Burma; Lieutenant General; Chief of Defence Industries; Chief of Army Ordinance Industries (individual) [BURMA].”


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