Tag Archives: Russian Federation

OFAC Releases CAATSA Reports to Congressional Committees

On 29 January 2018, OFAC announced that it released five reports to Congressional Committees pursuant to the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA). The reports include (1) Section 241: Report on Senior Foreign Political Figures and Oligarchs in the Russian Federation; (2) Section 104(e): Report on Contributions to Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program; … Continue Reading

OFAC Declines to Issue Waivers for Prohibited Russian Oil Operations

In a single sentence press release published to the OFAC website on 21 April 2017, Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin announced that OFAC “will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions”. The announcement reinforces current US sanctions against Russia, which generally prohibit US persons from providing goods, … Continue Reading
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