US lifts Ghana visa restrictions

In February 2019, we reported that the US Department of Homeland Security had imposed visa restrictions on some Ghanaian visa applicants (see post). As of 17 January, these visa sanctions have been lifted. As a result, tourist and business visas for executive and...

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UK adds Hizballah (not just military wing) to UK’s terrorist asset freeze list

OFSI has designated Hizballah as one entity under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc Act 2010 (TAFA). As a result, it is subject to an asset freeze with immediate effect. Notice. Hizballah Military Wing is no longer designated as a separate entity under TAFA in the UK...

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OFAC advises on wind down period for new Iran E.O.

Last week (10 January), the US signed into law Executive Order 13902 which provided for sanctions against the construction, mining, manufacturing, and textiles sectors of the Iranian economy. A new OFAC FAQ clarifies that those engaged in transactions with respect to...

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