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U.S. imposes new trade sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian firms

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new sanctions on July 16, 2014, that primarily target certain Russian financial

Making it easier to “amend-and-extend” syndicated loan agreements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

A relatively recent development has been appearing with increasing frequency in newly negotiated and completed loan agreements for deals involving a syndicated bank group of two or more lenders

BNP Paribas SA (“BNP”) has announced its agreement to pay US $8.97 billion and plead guilty to two criminal charges to settle claims regarding the conduct of business in Iran and other US- sanctioned countries

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

On 30 June 2014 BNP pleaded guilty to one count of falsifying business records (in the first degree) and one count of conspiracy (in the second

Corporate and business law update - London calling - Summer 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 18 2014

On 21 April 2014, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) published the UK Government's response to its discussion paper of July 2013

Agencies issue FAQs on Volcker Rule (covered funds) and OCC issues interim Volcker Rule examination procedures

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

Six months after issuing regulations to implement the Volcker Rule (the "Rule"), the Federal Reserve Board, the other federal bank regulators and the

Must financial institutions choose between pay for performance and avoiding compensation plan designs that may incentive risk taking?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

"Regulators Get Banks to Rein In Bonus Pay" read the headline on an article on page 1 of The Wall Street Journal last Tuesday. This article is among

The Council of the European Union has published a note (number 1097314) enclosing declarations on the presidency’s general approach on the proposed directive on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The note includes declarations by Estonia, Malta, the United Kingdom and Austria in support of action against money laundering and terrorist finances

FCA fines Credit Suisse and Yorkshire Building Society for financial promotions failures

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 3 2014

On 16 June 2014, the FCA issued Final Notices against Credit Suisse International (CSI) and Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) £2,398,100 (Stage 1: 30

FDIC unsafe and unsound order affirmed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

On December 26th, the Tenth Circuit affirmed a FDIC order requiring a bank to make certain capital, liquidity, and management changes. Frontier Bank

FinCEN releases technical e-filing specifications for new CTR and SAR

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 12 2011

On September 8th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") released Electronic Filing Requirements for FinCEN's Currency Transaction Report ("CTR") and Electronic Filing Requirements for FinCEN's Suspicious Activity Report ("SAR"