US sanctions 4 Venezuelan government officials for ‘corruption and repression’

US Treasury BuildingActing pursuant to Executive Order 13692, OFAC has designated four current or former Venezuelan government officials for being “associated with corruption and repression in Venezuela” (asset freezes imposed).

The four individuals are: Rodolfo Clemente Marco Torres (Governor of Aragua State); Francisco Jose Rangel Gomez (Former Governor of Bolivar State); Fabio Enrique Zavarse Pabon (Commander of the Capital Integral Defense Operational Zone of the National Armed Forces); and Gerardo Jose Izquierdo Torres (State Minister for the New Border of Peace). Links here for the OFAC Notice and the US Treasury press release.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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