US Treasury sanctions illicit fentanyl-trafficking

OFAC sanctioned La Nueva Familia Michoacana, the violent drug organization behind the increasing U.S. presence of “rainbow fentanyl” and a variety of other deadly drugs. Fentanyl claimed the lives of more than 71,000 Americans last year. The rainbow fentanyl appears...

OFSI oil price cap relating to Russian energy products 

The UK and Price Cap Coalition (G7 + Australia) partners have agreed tough and comprehensive sanctions on Russia’s most lucrative export: crude oil and refined oil products. OFSI is collectively banning the import of Russian oil and oil products into our...

OFSI publishes its Annual Review 2021/22

OFSI has issued 33 general licences and 42 new and 107 amended specific licences in this period, most in relation to Libya sanctions. It received 642 licence applications in the 1st 6 months of the invasion. OFSI will prioritise licence applications where there are...