The Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued General License 15 related to Syria to authorize transactions in connection with patent, trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property protection that would otherwise be prohibited by Executive Order 13582.
OFAC is also amending General License No. 5a and reissuing the general license under the Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 544; the Iranian Transactions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 560; and Executive Order 13599, in order to authorize certain transactions related to the arrest, detention, and judicial sale of the MV Dianthe (f.k.a. Horsham, f.k.a. Iran Bam, IMO No. 9323833), which is a vessel on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list. The vessel is currently under arrest in Mundra, India.