OFAC delists Ventspils Freeport from sanctions after Latvian government takes control

9 days after the original designation, OFAC has removed sanctions imposed on the Ventspils Freeport Authority (listed for being owned/controlled by Aivars Lembergs) after the Latvian government passed legislation which ended Mr Lembergs’ control of the port, and placed it under government supervision. Mr Lembergs and his 3 companies remain listed pursuant to E.O. 13818 on the basis of his …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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