Foreign Assets Control Office June 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Rough Diamonds Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2011-16589
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
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 Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning OFAC's requirements to report information about the shipment of rough diamonds on an ongoing and annual basis.
Alphabetical Listings: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons; Blocked Vessels; Persons Determined To Be the Government of Iran
Document Number: 2011-16463
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is amending 31 CFR chapter V to replace the list of persons (which includes individuals and entities) with whom transactions and dealings are prohibited by the various economic sanctions programs administered by OFAC that appears at Appendix A to 31 CFR chapter V with information on how to obtain up-to-date lists of such persons on OFAC's Web site or by other means. OFAC also is removing Appendix B to 31 CFR chapter V, which includes the names of certain blocked vessels. In addition, OFAC is amending its regulations for a number of the sanctions programs it administers to revise references to Appendix A and to remove references to Appendix B. Finally, OFAC is amending the Iranian Transactions Regulations, by republishing in alphabetical order the entire list of persons identified in Appendix A to 31 CFR Part 560, to reflect changes to the list since that appendix was last published.
Designation of One Individual and One Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: 2011-16311
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the name of one newly-designated individual and one newly-designated entity whose property and interests in property are 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.''
Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations
Document Number: 2011-15643
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is amending and reissuing in their entirety the Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations, part 588 of 31 CFR chapter V, to implement Executive Order 13304 of May 28, 2003, and to make additional conforming and technical changes to the regulations.
Removal of Certain Sanctions Regulations Relating to the Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Document Number: 2011-15638
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is removing from the Code of Federal Regulations the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and Bosnian Serb-Controlled Areas of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sanctions Regulations, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) Kosovo Sanctions Regulations, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) Milosevic Sanctions Regulations. Pursuant to Executive Order 13304 of May 28, 2003, the national emergencies with respect to which these regulations had been issued were terminated, and all related Executive orders that had been implemented by these regulations were revoked. In addition, since the date of Executive Order 13304, the successor states to the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia have reached an agreement concerning the division of assets of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and the statutes of limitations for other claims have run.
Unblocking of Specially Designated National and Blocked Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13566
Document Number: 2011-16187
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the name of one individual whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13566 of February 25, 2011, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Libya''
Designation of Four Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: 2011-16185
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of four newly-designated individuals whose property and interests in property are 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.''
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Orders 13288 and 13391
Document Number: 2011-16182
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of two individuals and four entities the property and interests in property of which have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13288 of March 6, 2003, ``Blocking Property of Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe'' (``Executive Order 13288''), and/or Executive Order 13288, as amended by Executive Order 13391 of November 22, 2005, ``Blocking Property of Additional Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe'' (``Executive Order 13391'').
Identification of Nine Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13566 and Amendment of General License No. 1A
Document Number: 2011-15979
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of nine entities identified on June 21, 2011, as persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Section 2 of Executive Order 13566 of February 25, 2011, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Libya.'' OFAC also is amending General License No. 1A to exclude Arab Turkish Bank, North Africa International Bank, and North Africa Commercial Bank from the authorization set forth therein.
Foreign Assets Control Regulations; Transaction Control Regulations (Regulations Prohibiting Transactions Involving the Shipment of Certain Merchandise Between Foreign Countries)
Document Number: 2011-15168
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is removing parts 500 and 505 from 31 CFR chapter V pursuant to Proclamation 8271 of June 26, 2008, which terminated the exercise of the President's authorities under the Trading With the Enemy Act with respect to North Korea. Those authorities were implemented by 31 CFR parts 500 and 505.
North Korea Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2011-15166
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is amending the North Korea Sanctions Regulations to implement Executive Order 13570 of April 18, 2011. OFAC intends to supplement these regulations with a more comprehensive set of regulations, which may include additional interpretive and definitional guidance and additional general licenses and statements of licensing policy.
Unblocking of one Specially Designated National or Blocked Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13315, as Amended
Document Number: 2011-13827
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the name an individual whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13315 of August 28, 2003, ``Blocking Property of the Former Iraqi Regime, Its Senior Officials and Their Family Members, and Taking Certain Other Actions,'' as amended by Executive Order 13350 of July 30, 2004.
Taliban (Afghanistan) Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2011-13581
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is removing from the Code of Federal Regulations the Taliban (Afghanistan) Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 545, as a result of the termination of the national emergency and revocation of the Executive order on which part 545 was based. Sanctions against the Taliban pursuant to Executive Order 13224 and the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 594, remain in place.