OFAC issues new FAQs on Syria secondary sanctions

OFAC has issued 2 new Frequently Asked Questions in respect of US sanctions on Syria following the US’ recent pledge of additional humanitarian assistance to the Syrian population. Notice here. FAQ 884 advises that non-US persons, including non-governmental organisations and foreign financial institutions, do not risk exposure to secondary sanctions under the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 if …

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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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