Financial Sanctions - Zimbabwe - 28 February 2002

28th February 2002
The Bank of England issued a news release on 21 February 2002 regarding EC Regulation 310/2002 which relates to financial sanctions in respect of various members of the Government of Zimbabwe and persons associated with them.
The news release is available via the below link:
Those named in the release clearly fall within the definition of Politically Exposed Persons as described in the Guidance Notes on the Prevention of Money Laundering.
Financial services businesses should check those named in the list against their client records and take appropriate action if any matches are discovered. Any queries about this notice should be addressed to Kevin Bown at the Commission.
Telephone: +44 1481 712706
Facsimile : +44 1481 712010