OFAC secondary sanctions on Hizballah 25 April 2016 OFAC secondary sanctions on Hizballah OFAC has issued regulations to implement the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act 2015, which became law on 18 December 2015. The regulations introduce secondary sanctions, which will prohibit or impose strict conditions on non-US financial firms accessing the US financial system if they are determined to have facilitated a transaction relating to Hizballah, or laundered money in connection with such a transaction. Secondary sanctions apply to non-US persons outside of the US. OFAC’s SDN List has been updated, and now indicates that people and entities previously subject only to primary sanctions as Specially Designated Global Terrorists are now also subject to secondary sanctions under the new regulations. Details of the updates are here.