OFAC amends Nicaragua sanctions regs & Venezuela General Licences

OFAC has amended the Nicaragua Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 582 to incorporate the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018. The Act authorises sanctions to be imposed on those responsible for human rights abuses, actions which undermine democratic processes, or involved in significant corruption in Nicaragua. A general licence authorising certain US government activities has also been added. …

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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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