Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)

The U.K.’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) started a new sanctions blog on 1 March.

In the About section, OFSI states “this blog will keep you informed about financial sanctions events, changes to our guidance and topical issues.”

This could prove to be a very useful resource for companies in light of OFSI’s new

On February 5, the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked the following:

“How many suspected breaches of financial sanctions were reported to the Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) in 2017; what the value was of those breaches; and how many investigations into breaches, by sanctions regime, have (a) been opened and