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McCarthy Tétrault - Canada Removes Ban on Exports and Technology Transfers to Belarus - Article Detail

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Data Privacy and AML Rules on a Transatlantic Collision Course - American Banker

Data Privacy and AML Rules on a Transatlantic Collision Course - American Banker | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
The contradictory nature of data privacy and anti-money-laundering rules in the U.S. and E.U. pose a big challenge for multinational banks.
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US exports to Russia rise despite economic sanctions

US exports to Russia rise despite economic sanctions | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
US exports to Russia reached a record high of $1.25 billion in May, rising 21 percent from April's $1.03 billion.
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India made substantial sacrifice to impose Iran sanctions: US - The Economic Times

India made substantial sacrifice to impose Iran sanctions: US - The Economic Times | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
"We acknowledged that this would be an economic sacrifice that the people of India and that the economy of India would have to make," Earnest said.
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EU lifts sanctions on two Iranian oil producers - BBC News

EU lifts sanctions on two Iranian oil producers - BBC News | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
The European Union has removed two Iranian oil companies from its sanctions list in the first such action since Iran's nuclear deal.
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McCarthy Tétrault - Canada Hits the Crimea Region with Economic Sanctions and Adds 17 Parties to its Russia Sanctions Blacklist - Article Detail

Today, Canada significantly expanded its economic sanctions against Russia by imposing a wide ban on activities related to the Crimea region, including export, import, technical data and services bans. With these latest amendments, Canada joins the United States and European U...
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US expansion of anti-Russian sanctions will not be unanswered — Russian foreign ministry

US expansion of anti-Russian sanctions will not be unanswered — Russian foreign ministry | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Such provocative actions not only ruin the Russian-US relations but hamper cooperation in solving other global problems, the ministry says
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Fed to China Construction Bank: Fix AML Controls | Compliance Week - Compliance Week (subscription) (blog)

The U.S. Federal Reserve and the New York Department of Financial Services in an enforcement action this week ordered China Construction Bank and its New York branch to significantly improve its compliance operations.
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Diaspora Sees Return of Hope Over Iran Deal - New Canadian Media

Diaspora Sees Return of Hope Over Iran Deal - New Canadian Media | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
by Aziza Hirsi in Toronto After months of intense negotiations, Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations (the United States, China, F...
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Iran Talks Drag On With Make-or-Break Date Pushed Back to Friday

Iran Talks Drag On With Make-or-Break Date Pushed Back to Friday | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
RT @Indira_L: #IranTalksVienna Drag On--Make-or-Break Day Now Fri http://t.co/66H8DUMo19 Gaps: arms embargo, snapback @virtualnomad @johnfo…
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New EU anti-money laundering and terrorist financing directive: key points and changes | Briefings | The Lawyer

New EU anti-money laundering and terrorist financing directive: key points and changes | Briefings | The Lawyer | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Tax crimes included as predicate offences; rethinking of the risk-based approach; and other changes.
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2015: a year of more pressure on African governments to have stronger enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption regulation « Africa Business Magazine

2015: a year of more pressure on African governments to have stronger enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption regulation  «  Africa Business Magazine | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
57.6% of companies see the development of policies and procedures that can be practically applied in all countries as the most challenging internal anti-corruption and compliance issue.* This is one of the topics discussed today at a webcast with ...

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Brazil names lawmakers in Petrobras graft scandal

Brazil names lawmakers in Petrobras graft scandal | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil's Supreme Court named a long list of politicians under investigation over the multibillion-dollar graft case roiling state oil...

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US won't impose sanctions on Chinese companies before Xi visit - Washington Post

US won't impose sanctions on Chinese companies before Xi visit - Washington Post | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
American and Chinese officials reached an agreement on several cybersecurity issues in a meeting last week.
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Bitcoin comes to Cuba. Could it help end the country's crazy two-currency system? - Quartz

Bitcoin comes to Cuba. Could it help end the country's crazy two-currency system? - Quartz | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
The first transaction was reportedly made over a public wi-fi network in a Cuban park.
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Cuba plans boating boom as US luxury ships head to Havana

Cuba plans boating boom as US luxury ships head to Havana | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
HAVANA (AP) — A $3 million yacht left Key West this week with two barbeque grills, 250 channels of satellite TV and a just-in-case plan for rescuing stranded Cuban rafters encountered in the Florida Straits.
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FIFA and Gazprom: Blame Canada?

FIFA and Gazprom: Blame Canada? | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Today in conspiracy news, we bring you Canada's National Post.  The Toronto-based daily speculates that, for some nefarious, but unstated, reason, the Canadian government "waited until the last wee...
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Law firms under scrutiny over anti-money laundering

Law firms under scrutiny over anti-money laundering | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Reports about potential breaches of anti-money laundering rules continue to rise, with 184 in the last year.
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Finland Demands Explanation over U.S. Sanctions on Finns over Ukraine Crisis

Finland Demands Explanation over U.S. Sanctions on Finns over Ukraine Crisis | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Finland has asked the United States to explain why two Finnish citizens and four enterprises have been slapped with sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, the Finnish Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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Foreign firms say more than just sanctions hold back trade with Iran

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Canada hits the Crimea region with economic sanctions and adds 17 parties to its Russia sanctions blacklist | Lexology

Canada hits the Crimea region with economic sanctions and adds 17 parties to its Russia sanctions blacklist | Lexology | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Canada significantly expanded its economic sanctions against Russia by imposing a wide ban on activities related to the Crimea region…
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Sanctions lead to security breakdown in Africa

Sanctions lead to security breakdown in Africa | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
Khartoum (Sudan), May 7, GNA - Economic sanctions placed on a number of African countries could lead to a breakdown of law and order in these nations, compoun
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Britain Still Exporting Arms to Russia, Report Shows | Business

Britain Still Exporting Arms to Russia, Report Shows | Business | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
While Britain has revoked many licenses for arms exports to Russia, including those for sniper rifles and body armor, a parliamentary report said export deals worth more than 168 million pounds were still outstanding.
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Treasury Urged to Scrutinize Foreign Real Estate Buyers for Money-Laundering Risk

Treasury Urged to Scrutinize Foreign Real Estate Buyers for Money-Laundering Risk | Economic Sanctions & Export Controls | Scoop.it
The group sent a letter to the Treasury Department asking it to require the real estate industry to screen buyers for money-laundering risk.

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