Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Luis Ángel MONTENEGRO ESPINOZA

Position

Superintendent of the Superintendency of Banks and other Financial Institutions of Nicaragua

DoB

1949-01-01

Address

Planes De Puntaldia Casa #16, Managua, Nicaragua

Reg. ID

1610101490000S (other-Other identification number) (ID number)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2022.005.01.0004.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A005I%3ATOC

Official reason

Luis Ángel Montenegro Espinoza is the Superintendent of the Superintendency of Banks and other Financial Institutions of Nicaragua (SIBOIF). In that position he is responsible for the persecution of financial actors that resisted the Ortega regime’s policies, as well as for enforcing the regime’s control over the financial sector. He was appointed...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2022-01-10)

Date of listing

2022-01-10

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Nicaragua

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1720.

Official Information

At the European Council on 21 January 2019, EU Member States condemned the muzzling of political opponents, independent media and civil society, and the use of anti-terrorist laws to repress dissenting opinions in the Republic of Nicaragua. In view of the continuing violations of human rights and civil liberties in the Republic of Nicaragua and to...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02019D1720-20211013