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Financial Institution Letters

Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
FIL-122-2008
November 3, 2008


Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued a new General License.

Highlights:

  • The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued and posted on its Web site a new general license, General License No. 1, pursuant to the Belarus Sanctions Program, authorizing, for a period of 180 days (until March 2, 2009), transactions between U.S. persons and Lakokraska OAO and/or Polotsk Steklovolokno OAO, two entities that were designated on May 15, 2008, pursuant to Executive Order 13405 of June 16, 2006 (71 FR 35485, June 20, 2006) ("E.O. 13405"). Unless otherwise authorized by OFAC, all property and interests in property of Lakokraska OAO or Polotsk Steklovolokno OAO that were previously blocked pursuant to E.O. 13405 remain blocked.
  • OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac.
  • For further information about Executive Orders, the list of blocked accounts or the procedures to block accounts, please call OFAC's Compliance Programs Division at 1-800-540-6322.

Distribution:
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer

Related Topics:
Office of Foreign Assets Control

Attachment:
None

Contact:
Review Examiner B. C. Hamilton at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673

Printable Format:
FIL-122-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

Note:
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Last Updated 11/3/2008 communications@fdic.gov