News
Print PDF

Burmese Sanctions Regulations Updated to Reflect Changes

Friday, June 27, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

TheTreasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued a final rule that, effective June 27, amends and reissues in their entirety the Burmese Sanctions Regulations to implement the following executive orders.

- EO 13448, which blocked (with certain exceptions) all property and interests in property of specified persons as well as those determined to meet the indicated criteria

- EO 13464, which blocked all property and interests in property of specified persons as well as those determined to meet the indicated criteria

- EO 13619, which blocked all property and interests in property of persons determined to meet the specified criteria

- EO 13651, which revoked EO 13310 implementing the broad ban on the importation of products of Burma, reinstated the prohibition on imports of any jadeite or rubies mined or extracted from Burma and any articles of jewelry containing such gems, and waived the blocking and financial sanctions on certain categories of persons described in the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008

To get news like this in your inbox daily, subscribe to the Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report.

Customs & International Headlines