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Last week's major developments in sanctions - January 22nd, 2024, to January 26th, 2024

Monday, January 22


Tuesday, January 23

  • Australia’s DFAT, OFAC, and OFSI imposed asset-freezing sanctions on an individual for his involvement with a 2022 ransomware attack against an Australian healthcare insurer. (Here, Department of Treasury press release, Department of State press release, OFSI press release, DFAT press release

  • BIS expanded the scope of the EAR’s Russian and Belarusian Industry Sector export control restrictions by adding 94 6-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes to the list of items requiring a license for export, reexport, or transfer (in-country) to Russia or Belarus. (Here)


Wednesday, January 24 

  • There was no major development on this day. 


Thursday, January 25


Friday, January 26 

  • There was no major development on this day. 


Recommendation for the week:

  • On January 31, Sayari will be hosting a webinar, “How Russian Banks May Be Using Cash-for-Gold Schemes to Evade Sanctions.” (Register for the event here.)

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