Publication of Final Rule in the Federal Register, amending and reissuing in their entirety the Syrian Sanctions Regulations

Release date
05/02/2014
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Today, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control published a final rule in the Federal Register, amending and reissuing in their entirety the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 542 (the Regulations), to implement a series of Executive orders that the President has issued to take additional steps with respect to the national emergency with respect to Syria declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004 (E.O. 13338).  These new regulations implement the blocking prohibitions in these Executive orders, and add numerous sections to the Regulations, including prohibitions, definitions, interpretations, and licensing provisions.