OFSI has received unprecedented numbers of licence applications to permit prohibited transactions or activities owing to more sweeping and far-reaching sanctions imposed relating to Russia and Belarus. Many of these applications involve UK persons who are owed money by Russian …
What does "reasonableness" mean in licensing applications? Find out what to consider when applying for a licence from OFSI
Find out what you need to know about financial sanctions at the end of the transition period
How many financial sanctions regimes does the UK implement? How much money do UK institutions hold in frozen funds? Find out in OFSI's first Annual Review
How do we ensure people know what financial sanctions are and how to comply? Read about OFSI's approach to engagement and enforcement
Head of OFSI Rena Lalgie looks at why financial sanctions are important, how we implement them, and what we're focusing on in the coming year.
The UK targets over 200 individuals, groups and companies under North Korea financial sanctions. We look at some of the challenges companies may face in managing their financial sanctions risk.