Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to Executive Order 13224, 52621 [E6-14703]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 6, 2006 / Notices Dated: August 31, 2006. Arthur A. Garcia, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 06–7474 Filed 8–31–06; 4:12 pm] BILLING CODE 4810–70–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is removing the name of one individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism. The individual, Yusaf Ahmed Ali, was designated pursuant to Executive Order 13224 on November 7, 2001. DATES: The removal of the individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 is effective as of August 24, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY IMFORMATION: the Annex to the Order various individuals and entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and (pursuant to Executive Order 13284) the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to designate additional persons or entities determined to meet certain criteria set forth in Executive Order 13224. One such additional person was designated by the Secretary of the Treasury on November 7, 2001. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has determined that this individual no longer continues to meet the criteria for designation under the Order and is appropriate for removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. The following designation is removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons: ALI, Yusaf Ahmed, Hallbybacken 15, Spanga 70, Sweden; DOB: 20 November 1974. The removal of the individual’s name from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons is effective as of August 24, 2006. All property and interests in property of the individual that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons are now unblocked. Dated: August 30, 2006. Adam J. Szubin, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E6–14703 Filed 9–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–37–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Electronic and Facsimile Availability Internal Revenue Service This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. [INTL–64–93] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c, imposing economic sanctions on persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:44 Sep 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52621 Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, INTL–64–93 (TD 8611). Conduit Arrangements Regulations (§§ 1.881–4 and 1.6038A– 3). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 6, 2006 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3179, or through the Internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Conduit Arrangements Regulations. OMB Number: 1545–1440. Regulation Project Number: INTL–64–93. Abstract: This regulation provides rules that permit the district director to recharacterize a financing arrangement as a conduit arrangement. The recharacterization will affect the amount of U.S. withholding tax due on financing transactions that are part of the financing arrangement. This regulation affects withholding agents and foreign investors who engage in multi-party financing arrangements. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to Executive 
Order 13224

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is removing the name of one individual from the list of 
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and 
interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 
13224 of September 23, 2001, Blocking Property and Prohibiting 
Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support 
Terrorism. The individual, Yusaf Ahmed Ali, was designated pursuant to 
Executive Order 13224 on November 7, 2001.

DATES: The removal of the individual from the list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests 
in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 is 
effective as of August 24, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY IMFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile 
through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 
(the ``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers 
Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 
1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c, imposing economic sanctions on persons who 
commit, threaten to commit, or support acts of terrorism. The President 
identified in the Annex to the Order various individuals and entities 
as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order authorizes the 
Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, 
the Attorney General, and (pursuant to Executive Order 13284) the 
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to designate 
additional persons or entities determined to meet certain criteria set 
forth in Executive Order 13224.
    One such additional person was designated by the Secretary of the 
Treasury on November 7, 2001. The Department of the Treasury's Office 
of Foreign Assets Control has determined that this individual no longer 
continues to meet the criteria for designation under the Order and is 
appropriate for removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals 
and Blocked Persons.
    The following designation is removed from the list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons:

ALI, Yusaf Ahmed, Hallbybacken 15, Spanga 70, Sweden; DOB: 20 November 
1974.

    The removal of the individual's name from the list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons is effective as of August 24, 
2006. All property and interests in property of the individual that are 
in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or 
control of United States persons are now unblocked.

    Dated: August 30, 2006.
Adam J. Szubin,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. E6-14703 Filed 9-5-06; 8:45 am]
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