OFAC Clears Czech Nuclear Supplier

Posted 5/12/23

Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has removed Czech nuclear engineering firm Škoda JS A.S. from its Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List, following the acquisition of the energy services company by Czech energy giant ČEZ.

The acquisition was made to mitigate the risk of sanctions affecting key supplies for ČEZ's nuclear power plants.  Škoda JS is a leading supplier of key components and equipment for nuclear power plants, and had been owned by a Russian entity.

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