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Could the administration’s new hostage policy leave banks vulnerable?
  • Sanction Law
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

In response to criticisms from the families of U.S. citizens who were held hostage by terrorist groups abroad and subsequently killed, the


OFAC fines bank for defective screening software
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Pakistan, USA
  • June 24 2015

The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced that it had fined the New York branch of the National Bank of Pakistan $28,800 in connection


Non-US financial institutions dealing with Russian SDNs could face US sanctions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • June 22 2015

On June 16, 2015, section 5(b) of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 (UFSA) (P.L. No. 113-272), which authorizes the President to impose


Supreme court: a term-end review
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014-15 term draws to a conclusion, the Court has resolved or will resolve in a matter of days several


UK High Court freezes repayment obligations to Libyan Investment Authority
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • European Union, Libya, United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

In Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority 2015 EWHC 1625 (Ch) Mrs Justice Rose held that the Libyan Investment Authority's ("LIA") right to


Financial Regulatory Developments 12 June - HM Treasury (Treasury)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

In this year's Mansion House speeches: George Osborne said he believes financial services regulation has improved significantly, not least with the


China liberalises settlement of foreign exchange capital through SAFE Circular 19: a game-changer for the foreign investment fund industry?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • June 9 2015

China's foreign exchange regulator, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE"), has for some time now been gradually relaxing restrictions


Legiswatch: new AMLCFT predicate offences, effective 3 June 2015
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 4 2015

Various new offences have been prescribed as "serious offences" under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of


The next Congressional trade fight: the future of the Ex-Im bank
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Congress is currently fiercely debating whether to grant the President fast track trade authority, allowing to him to finalize free trade agreements


Curious timing re: Bank of Israel’s Russia sanctions letter
  • Sanction Law
  • Israel, Russia
  • May 16 2015

Israel's banking regulator has apparently discovered U.S.EU sanctions of Russia according to an Israeli online business portal Globes. Though