Newsletter 98 from July 27, 2009
Saturday, 01. January 2005
Newsletter 98 - Amendment to the annex to the ordinance on measures to be taken against Al-Qaida and the Taliban - On the 20th of July, the Swiss National Economics Department (EVD) has amended Annex 2 of the ordinance against persons and organizations connected with Osama bin Laden, the Al-Qaida or the Taliban (SR 946.203). The names of three individual persons have been newly added. This amendment is in accordance with relevant decisions by UNO and it came into force on the 24th of July 2009. This annex to the ordinance can be called up on the website of the Secretary of State for Commerce and Industry (SECO). Financial intermediaries are requested to report such business relationships to the Secretary of State for Commerce and Industry (SECO) in accordance with the terms of the ordinance and to block applicable assets. The report to the SECO does not absolve a finance intermediary from making a report without delay to the Notification Office for Money-laundering, in accordance with Article 9 of the Money-laundering Ordinance.
Please note that only the German version is legally binding.