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OFAC SDN List changes and tech announcement

October 31, 2019

OFAC posted a Bulletin announcing an important technical notice for users of two of its ZIP files.

The same Bulletin announced Iran-related designations and updates, counter terrorism designations and updates, and administrative removals from the Executive Order 13599 list.

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

ANDISHEH MEHVARAN INVESTMENT COMPANY, No. 13, 8th Street, Ghaem Magham Farahani Ave, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: IRAN ZINC MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY).

BAHMAN GROUP, No. 37, Saba Boulevard, Africa Street, P.O. Box 14335-835, Tehran 1917773844, Iran; Website www.bahmangroup.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ANDISHEH MEHVARAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

BANDAR ABBAS ZINC PRODUCTION COMPANY, No. 15, Zarir Alley, Turkmenistan Street, Motahhari Avenue, Tehran 1565613115, Iran; Website www.bzpc.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 1080000606618 (Iran); Registration Number 3249 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: CALCIMIN).

BANK MELLAT, Head Office Bldg, 276 Taleghani Ave, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKMTIRTH; Website www.bankmellat.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All Branches Worldwide [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR EQTESAD BANK).

BONYAD TAAVON BASIJ (a.k.a. BASIJ COOPERATIVE FOUNDATION), Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: BASIJ RESISTANCE FORCE).

CALCIMIN (a.k.a. KALSIMIN), No. 12, St. Bilal Habashi, Khorramshahr Ave., Zanjan 4516773541, Iran; Second Floor, No. 13, Street 8th, Ghaem Magham Farahari Ave., Tehran 1586868513, Iran; Website www.calcimin.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: IRAN ZINC MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY).

ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY (a.k.a. MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY), P.O. Box 161-84815, Mobarakeh, Esfahan 11131-84881, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, Sa'adat Abad St., Azadi SQ., Esfahan, Esfahan, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, No. 2, Gol Azin Alley, Kouhestan St., Ketah SQ., Sa'adat Abad, Tehran, Iran; Website www.en.msc.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10260289464 (Iran); Commercial Registry Number 411175869887 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

IRAN TRACTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY (a.k.a. IRAN TRACTOR MANUFACTURING), Sephabod Gharani Avenue, Km 9/5 Karaj Special Road, Corner of Yazar Zarin Street, Opposite Shahab Khodro, Office of The Tractor Engineering, Tehran, Iran; Website www.itm.co.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY; Linked To: NEGIN SAHEL ROYAL INVESTMENT COMPANY).

IRAN ZINC MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, No. 13, 8th Street, Ghaem Maghame Farahani Ave., Tehran, Iran; No. 45, 4th Street, Amir Alame Ghazanfarian Avenue, Etemadiyeh, Zanjan, Iran; Website www.IZMDC.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: TAKTAR INVESTMENT COMPANY).

MEHR EQTESAD BANK (a.k.a. MEHR INTEREST-FREE BANK), No. 182, Shahid Tohidi St, 4th Golsetan, Pasdaran Ave, Tehran 1666943, Iran; Website www.mebank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: BONYAD TAAVON BASIJ; Linked To: BASIJ RESISTANCE FORCE).

MEHR EQTESAD FINANCIAL GROUP, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10101471388 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

NEGIN SAHEL ROYAL INVESTMENT COMPANY (a.k.a. NEGIN SAHEL ROYAL CO.), No. 48, 14th Street, Ahmad Ghasir Avenue, Argentina Square, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10103589144 (Iran); Registration Number 322430 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

PARSIAN BANK, No. 4, Zarafshan Street, Shahid Farahzadi Boulevard, Sharak Ghods, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKPAIRTH; Website www.parsian-bank.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All Branches Worldwide [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ANDISHEH MEHVARAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

PARSIAN CATALYST CHEMICAL COMPANY, Sixth Bahrevari Street, Zinc Special Town, 5 km of Bijar Road, Zanjan 453515357, Iran; Website www.catalistparsian.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 6181 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: CALCIMIN).

QESHM ZINC SMELTING AND REDUCTION COMPANY (a.k.a. QESHM ZINC SMELTING AND REDUCTION COMPLEX), 20 Km Dargahan-to-Loft Road, Qeshm Island, Hormozgan, Iran; Website www.gzsc.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: CALCIMIN).

SINA BANK (a.k.a. SINA FINANCE AND CREDIT INSTITUTE), Between Miremad Street and Mofateh Street, Motahari Avenue, Tehran 15888-6457, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH; Website www.sinabank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ANDISHEH MEHVARAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

TADBIRGARAN ATIYEH IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY, No. 48, 14th Street, Ahmad Ghasir Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10102867151 (Iran); Registration Number 246077 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

TAKTAR INVESTMENT COMPANY, Number 10, Seventh Fath Highway, 65 Metri Fath Highway, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10103804463 (Iran); Registration Number 263015 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: TECHNOTAR ENGINEERING COMPANY).

TECHNOTAR ENGINEERING COMPANY, Number 10, Seventh Fath Street, 65 Metri Fath Highway, Tehran, Iran; Website www.tecnotar.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 1086165880 (Iran); Registration Number 13807 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

ZANJAN ACID PRODUCTION COMPANY (a.k.a. ZANJAN ACID MAKERS; a.k.a. ZANJAN ACID MAKERS AND ALVAND ROUINKARAN; a.k.a. ZANJAN ACID SAZAN), The end of the Tenth Bahrevari Street, Zinc Industrial Town, 5 km off Bijar Road, Zanjan, Iran; Website www.acidsazan.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: CALCIMIN).

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:

BASIJ RESISTANCE FORCE (a.k.a. BASEEJ; a.k.a. BASIJ; a.k.a. BASIJ-E MELLI; a.k.a. MOBILIZATION OF THE OPPRESSED ORGANIZATION; f.k.a. SAZMAN BASIJ MELLI; a.k.a. SAZMAN-E MOGHAVEMAT-E BASIJ; f.k.a. VAHED-E BASIJ-E MOSTAZAFEEN; f.k.a. "NATIONAL MOBILIZATION ORGANIZATION"; a.k.a. "NATIONAL RESISTANCE MOBILIZATION"; a.k.a. "RESISTANCE MOBILIZATION FORCE"), Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IRGC] [IRAN-HR]. -to- BASIJ RESISTANCE FORCE (a.k.a. BASEEJ; a.k.a. BASIJ; a.k.a. BASIJ-E MELLI; a.k.a. MOBILIZATION OF THE OPPRESSED ORGANIZATION; f.k.a. SAZMAN BASIJ MELLI; a.k.a. SAZMAN-E MOGHAVEMAT-E BASIJ; f.k.a. VAHED-E BASIJ-E MOSTAZAFEEN; f.k.a. "NATIONAL MOBILIZATION ORGANIZATION"; a.k.a. "NATIONAL RESISTANCE MOBILIZATION"; a.k.a. "RESISTANCE MOBILIZATION FORCE"), Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE; Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY (a.k.a. MEHR EGHTESAD IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY; a.k.a. MEHR IRANIAN ECONOMY COMPANY; a.k.a. MEHR IRANIAN ECONOMY INVESTMENTS; f.k.a. TEJARAT TOSE'E EQTESADI IRANIAN), No. 18, Iranian Building, 14th Alley, Ahmad Qassir Street, Argentina Square, Tehran, Iran; No. 48, 14th Alley, Ahmad Qassir Street, Argentina Square, Tehran, Iran; Website www.mebank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Business Registration Document # 103222 (Iran); Telephone: 982188526300; Alt. Telephone: 982188526301; Alt. Telephone: 982188526302; Alt. Telephone: 982188526303; Alt. Telephone: 9821227700019l; Fax: 982188526337; Alt. Fax: 9221227700019 [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR]. -to- MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY (a.k.a. MEHR EGHTESAD IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY; a.k.a. MEHR EQTESAD IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY; a.k.a. MEHR IRANIAN ECONOMY COMPANY; a.k.a. MEHR IRANIAN ECONOMY INVESTMENTS; f.k.a. TEJARAT TOSE'E EQTESADI IRANIAN), No. 18, Iranian Building, 14th Alley, Ahmad Qassir Street, Argentina Square, Tehran, Iran; No. 48, 14th Alley, Ahmad Qassir Street, Argentina Square, Tehran, Iran; Website www.mebank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Phone Number 982188526300; alt. Phone Number 982188526301; alt. Phone Number 982188526302; alt. Phone Number 982188526303; alt. Phone Number 9821227700019; Business Registration Document # 103222 (Iran); National ID No. 10101863528 (Iran); Fax: 982188526337; Alt. Fax: 9221227700019 [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR] (Linked To: MEHR EQTESAD BANK).

BANK MELLAT, Head Office Bldg, 327 Taleghani Ave, Tehran 15817, Iran; 327 Forsat and Taleghani Avenue, Tehran 15817, Iran; PO Box 375010, Amiryan Str #6, P/N-24, Yerevan, Armenia; Keumkang Tower - 13th & 14th Floor, 889-13 Daechi-Dong, Gangnam-Ku, Seoul 135-280, Korea, South; PO Box 79106425, Ziya Gokalp Bulvari No 12, Kizilay, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey; Cumhuriyet Bulvari No 88/A, PK 7103521, Konak, Izmir, Turkey; Buyukdere Cad, Cicek Sokak No 1 - 1 Levent, Levent, Istanbul, Turkey; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... all offices worldwide [IRAN].

SINA BANK (f.k.a. BFCC; f.k.a. BONYAD FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY; f.k.a. SINA FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY), 187 Motahhari Avenue, P.O. Box 1587998411, Tehran, Iran; Kish Financial Center, Sahel, Kish Island, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH; alt. SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH418; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... all offices worldwide [IRAN].

BONYAD FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY (f.k.a. BFCC; a.k.a. SINA BANK; f.k.a. SINA FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY), 187 Motahhari Avenue, P.O. Box 1587998411, Tehran, Iran; Kish Financial Center, Sahel, Kish Island, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH; alt. SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH418; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... all offices worldwide [IRAN].

BFCC (f.k.a. BONYAD FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY; a.k.a. SINA BANK; f.k.a. SINA FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY), 187 Motahhari Avenue, P.O. Box 1587998411, Tehran, Iran; Kish Financial Center, Sahel, Kish Island, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH; alt. SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH418; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... all offices worldwide [IRAN].

SINA FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY (f.k.a. BFCC; f.k.a. BONYAD FINANCE AND CREDIT COMPANY; a.k.a. SINA BANK), 187 Motahhari Avenue, P.O. Box 1587998411, Tehran, Iran; Kish Financial Center, Sahel, Kish Island, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH; alt. SWIFT/BIC SINAIRTH418; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... all offices worldwide [IRAN].

PARSIAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E PARSIAN), Keshavarz Blvd., No. 65, Corner of Shahid Daemi St., P.O. Box 141553163, Tehran 1415983111, Iran; No. 4 Zarafshan St, Farahzadi Blvd, Shahrak-e Ghods, 1467793811, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKPAIRTH; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... [IRAN].

BANK-E PARSIAN (a.k.a. PARSIAN BANK), Keshavarz Blvd., No. 65, Corner of Shahid Daemi St., P.O. Box 141553163, Tehran 1415983111, Iran; No. 4 Zarafshan St, Farahzadi Blvd, Shahrak-e Ghods, 1467793811, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKPAIRTH; Additional Sanctions Information - Not on the SDN List and Not Subject to Secondary Sanctions; U.S. Persons Must Continue to Block the Property and Interests in Property of this Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13599; For more information, please see: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/jc... [IRAN].

First published on 10/31/2019

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