Removal of JADE Act Tags, 78515 [2013-30626]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices Township, Yangon, Burma [BURMA]. while OFAC is updating the SDN List to remove the [JADE Act] tag that had publicly identified the following individuals and entities as subject to the financial and blocking provisions of Section 5(b) of the JADE Act, transactions and dealings with these individuals and entities continue to be prohibited pursuant to IEEPA: Dated: December 17, 2013. Adam Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–30627 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Removal of JADE Act Tags ACTION: Notice. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is removing from the Specially Designated Nationals List tags that had identified certain individuals and entities as subject to the blocking and financial provisions of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (‘‘JADE Act’’). DATES: As of August 7, 2013, the financial and blocking provisions of Section 5(b) of the JADE Act do not apply. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On August 6, 2013, President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13651 (‘‘E.O. 13651’’). In Section 8 of E.O. 13651, the President determined and certified, pursuant to section 5(i) of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (the ‘‘JADE Act’’), that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive, and thereby waived, the sanctions described in section 5(b) of the JADE Act. As a result, as of August 7, the effective date of E.O. 13651, the financial and blocking provisions of section 5(b) of the JADE Act do not apply. Except as authorized or exempt, transactions with persons included on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (‘‘SDN List’’) continue to be prohibited pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (‘‘IEEPA’’). Accordingly, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 1. GOLDEN AARON PTE. LTD. 2. MAX MYANMAR GROUP OF COMPANIES 3. DAGON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 4. ZAW, Zaw 5. AUNG, Win 6. MAX SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD. 7. ROYAL KUMUDRA HOTEL 8. ESPACE AVENIR EXECUTIVE SERVICED APARTMENT 9. MAX (MYANMAR) CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD. 10. MAX MYANMAR GEMS AND JEWELLERY CO. LTD. 11. MAX MYANMAR MANUFACTURING CO. LTD. 12. MAX MYANMAR SERVICES CO. LTD. 13. MAX MYANMAR TRADING CO. LTD. 14. G A CAPITAL PTE. LTD. 15. G A FOODSTUFFS PTE. LTD. 16. G A ARDMORE PTE. LTD. 17. G A LAND PTE. LTD. 18. G A RESORT PTE. LTD. 19. G A SENTOSA PTE. LTD. 20. G A TREASURE PTE. LTD. 21. G A WHITEHOUSE PTE. LTD. 22. SENTOSA TREASURE PTE. LTD. Dated: December 3, 2013. Adam Sbuzin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–30626 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14242 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 14242, Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00191 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78515 Written comments should be received on or before February 24, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Gerald J. Shields, LL.M., at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Gerald.j.shields@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers. OMB Number: 1545–2219. Form Number: Form 14242. Abstract: The IC form is used to report an abusive tax avoidance scheme and tax return preparers who promote such schemes. IC is collected to combat abusive tax promoters. Respondents can be individuals, businesses and tax return preparers. Current Actions: There were no material changes made to the document but the burden was recalculated that resulted in a change to the burden previously approved by OMB. We are making this submission to reinstate the OMB approval. Type of Review: Reinstate a previously approved IC. Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Farms, Businesses and other for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 360. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36. The following paragraph applies to all of 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 be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: DATES: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 248 (Thursday, December 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-30626]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Removal of JADE Act Tags

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is removing from the Specially Designated Nationals List 
tags that had identified certain individuals and entities as subject to 
the blocking and financial provisions of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese 
JADE (Junta's Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (``JADE Act'').

DATES: As of August 7, 2013, the financial and blocking provisions of 
Section 5(b) of the JADE Act do not apply.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions 
Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

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

Background

    On August 6, 2013, President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 
13651 (``E.O. 13651''). In Section 8 of E.O. 13651, the President 
determined and certified, pursuant to section 5(i) of the Tom Lantos 
Block Burmese JADE (Junta's Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (the 
``JADE Act''), that it is in the national interest of the United States 
to waive, and thereby waived, the sanctions described in section 5(b) 
of the JADE Act. As a result, as of August 7, the effective date of 
E.O. 13651, the financial and blocking provisions of section 5(b) of 
the JADE Act do not apply. Except as authorized or exempt, transactions 
with persons included on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List (``SDN List'') continue to be prohibited pursuant to the 
International Emergency Economic Powers Act (``IEEPA''). Accordingly, 
while OFAC is updating the SDN List to remove the [JADE Act] tag that 
had publicly identified the following individuals and entities as 
subject to the financial and blocking provisions of Section 5(b) of the 
JADE Act, transactions and dealings with these individuals and entities 
continue to be prohibited pursuant to IEEPA:

1. GOLDEN AARON PTE. LTD.
2. MAX MYANMAR GROUP OF COMPANIES
3. DAGON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
4. ZAW, Zaw
5. AUNG, Win
6. MAX SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD.
7. ROYAL KUMUDRA HOTEL
8. ESPACE AVENIR EXECUTIVE SERVICED APARTMENT
9. MAX (MYANMAR) CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.
10. MAX MYANMAR GEMS AND JEWELLERY CO. LTD.
11. MAX MYANMAR MANUFACTURING CO. LTD.
12. MAX MYANMAR SERVICES CO. LTD.
13. MAX MYANMAR TRADING CO. LTD.
14. G A CAPITAL PTE. LTD.
15. G A FOODSTUFFS PTE. LTD.
16. G A ARDMORE PTE. LTD.
17. G A LAND PTE. LTD.
18. G A RESORT PTE. LTD.
19. G A SENTOSA PTE. LTD.
20. G A TREASURE PTE. LTD.
21. G A WHITEHOUSE PTE. LTD.
22. SENTOSA TREASURE PTE. LTD.

    Dated: December 3, 2013.
Adam Sbuzin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2013-30626 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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