OFAC lifts sanctions on Nynas AB

OFAC has announced that the Swedish refiner Nynas AB is no longer subject to US sanctions pursuant to the Venezuelan Sanctions Regulations (31 CFR Part 591) following a restructuring of the company’s ownership. Nynas’ press release says that PdVSA, Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, has reduced its majority shareholding in Nynas to 15%. The 35% divested by PdVSA is now controlled …

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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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