HK SFC AML N. Korea Sanctions

On Feb. 23, HK SFC updated list on UN sanctions for North Korea.

  • Updated list specifying relevant persons and entities under section 31 of the UN
    Sanctions (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Regulation, of Feb. 23, 2018.
  • Licensed corporations are reminded to refer to SFC Chapter 6 of AML Guideline.
  • Guidance on measures to take for compliance with UN regulations on sanctions.


  • Expects firms to screen all new designations against their client lists as soon as
    practicable, whenever there were updates, reminded to report any transactions.
  • Report trades with designated person or entity to joint financial intelligence unit.