Designation of One Individual and Three Entities Pursuant to Executive Order, 78514-78515 [2013-30627]

Download as PDF 78514 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices Applications may be mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Liaison Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. BOX 39, Vienna, VA 22183 or emailed to: BSAAG@ fincen.gov. FOR FUTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FinCEN Resource Center at 800–767– 2825. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Annunzio-Wylie Anti-Money Laundering Act of 1992 required the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG) consisting of representatives from federal regulatory and law enforcement agencies, financial institutions, and trade groups with members subject to the requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act, 31 CFR parts 1000–1099 et seq. or Section 6050I of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The BSAAG is the means by which the Secretary receives advice on the operations of the Bank Secrecy Act. 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In making the selections, FinCEN will seek to complement current BSAAG members in terms of affiliation, industry, and geographic representation. The Director of FinCEN retains full discretion on all membership decisions. The Director may consider prior years’ applications when making selections and does not limit consideration to institutions nominated by the public when making selections. Dated: December 19, 2013. Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2013–30723 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of One Individual and Three Entities Pursuant to Executive Order Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUB–AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one individual and three entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13619 of July 11, 2012, ‘‘Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Burma.’’ DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the one individual and three entities named in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13619, is effective December 17, 2013. 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: 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. PO 00000 Frm 00190 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background On July 11, 2012, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13619, ‘‘Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Burma’’ (‘‘E.O. 13619’’), 77 FR 41243 (July 13, 2012), pursuant to, inter alia, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), which modifies the scope of the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13047 of May 20, 1997, as modified in scope in Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, and relied upon for additional steps taken in Executive Order 13310 of July 28, 2003, Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, and Executive Order 13464 of April 30, 2008. Section 1(a) of E.O. 13619 blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, that come within the United States, or that are or come within the possession or control of any United States person, including any foreign branch, of persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with or at the recommendation of the Secretary of State, to satisfy any of the criteria set forth in subparagraphs (a)(i)-(a)(vi) of Section 1. On December 17, 2013, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with or at the recommendation of the Department of State, designated pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in Section 1, subparagraphs (a)(i)-(a)(vi) of E.O. 13619, the following individual and entities, whose names have been added to the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons and whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13619: 1. OO, Kyaw Nyunt; DOB 30 June 1959; Lieutenant Colonel; Staff Officer (Grade 1), D.D.I. (individual) [BURMA]. 2. ASIA METAL COMPANY LIMITED, No. 106 Pan Pe Khaung Maung Khtet Road, Industrial Zone (4), Shwe Pyi Thar Township, Yangon, Burma; No. (40) Yangon-Mandalay Road, Kywe Sekan, Pyay Gyi Tagon Township, Mandalay, Burma; No. A/B (1–5), Paung Laung (24) Street, Ext., Ward (2), Nay Pyi Taw, Pyinmana, Burma; Web site http:// www.amcsteel.com; email Address asiametal@myanmar.com.mm [BURMA]. 3. EXCELLENCE MINERAL MANUFACTURING CO., LTD., Plot No. (142), U Ta Yuoat Gyi Street, Industrial Zone No. (4), Hlaing Thar Yar Township, Yangon, Burma [BURMA]. 4. SOE MIN HTAIK CO. LTD. (a.k.a. SOE MING HTIKE; a.k.a. SOE MIN HTIKE CO., LTD.; a.k.a. SOE MIN JTIAK CO. LTD.), No. 4, 6A Kabaaye Pagoda Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Burma; No. 3, Kan Street, No. 10 Ward, Hlaing E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 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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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Designation of One Individual and Three Entities Pursuant to 
Executive Order

SUB-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 publishing the name of one individual and three entities 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
Executive Order 13619 of July 11, 2012, ``Blocking Property of Persons 
Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Burma.''

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the one individual 
and three entities named in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 
13619, is effective December 17, 2013.

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 July 11, 2012, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 
13619, ``Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, 
or Stability of Burma'' (``E.O. 13619''), 77 FR 41243 (July 13, 2012), 
pursuant to, inter alia, the International Emergency Economic Powers 
Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), which modifies the scope of the national 
emergency declared in Executive Order 13047 of May 20, 1997, as 
modified in scope in Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, and 
relied upon for additional steps taken in Executive Order 13310 of July 
28, 2003, Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, and Executive 
Order 13464 of April 30, 2008.
    Section 1(a) of E.O. 13619 blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property that are in the United States, that 
come within the United States, or that are or come within the 
possession or control of any United States person, including any 
foreign branch, of persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, 
in consultation with or at the recommendation of the Secretary of 
State, to satisfy any of the criteria set forth in subparagraphs 
(a)(i)-(a)(vi) of Section 1. On December 17, 2013, the Director of 
OFAC, in consultation with or at the recommendation of the Department 
of State, designated pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth 
in Section 1, subparagraphs (a)(i)-(a)(vi) of E.O. 13619, the following 
individual and entities, whose names have been added to the list of 
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons and whose property 
and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13619:

1. OO, Kyaw Nyunt; DOB 30 June 1959; Lieutenant Colonel; Staff 
Officer (Grade 1), D.D.I. (individual) [BURMA].
2. ASIA METAL COMPANY LIMITED, No. 106 Pan Pe Khaung Maung Khtet 
Road, Industrial Zone (4), Shwe Pyi Thar Township, Yangon, Burma; 
No. (40) Yangon-Mandalay Road, Kywe Sekan, Pyay Gyi Tagon Township, 
Mandalay, Burma; No. A/B (1-5), Paung Laung (24) Street, Ext., Ward 
(2), Nay Pyi Taw, Pyinmana, Burma; Web site http://www.amcsteel.com; 
email Address asiametal@myanmar.com.mm [BURMA].
3. EXCELLENCE MINERAL MANUFACTURING CO., LTD., Plot No. (142), U Ta 
Yuoat Gyi Street, Industrial Zone No. (4), Hlaing Thar Yar Township, 
Yangon, Burma [BURMA].
4. SOE MIN HTAIK CO. LTD. (a.k.a. SOE MING HTIKE; a.k.a. SOE MIN 
HTIKE CO., LTD.; a.k.a. SOE MIN JTIAK CO. LTD.), No. 4, 6A Kabaaye 
Pagoda Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Burma; No. 3, Kan Street, 
No. 10 Ward, Hlaing

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Township, Yangon, Burma [BURMA].

    Dated: December 17, 2013.
Adam Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2013-30627 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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