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Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

February 6, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Last November a group of former US government officials and academics sat down for a wargaming exercise entitled “Digital Currency Wars: A National Security Crisis Simulation” hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School and...

World Bank Group: The Forgotten Sanctions Players in the International Arena

January 9, 2019 By: Alex Haines, Outer Temple Chambers* Most compliance officers are familiar with sanctions imposed by the UN, EU, US, Canada, and other countries. These international organizations and states impose targeted financial sanctions– such as asset...

Russian ‘Mirror Trading’ Case Reveals Five Long-Running Compliance Failures at Deutsche Bank

March 9, 2017 By: Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com On January 30, 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), NY’s financial watchdog, as well as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), financial services regulator in the...

The Increasing Importance of Sanctions Compliance and How To Stay One Step Ahead on Your OFAC Examinations

February 15, 2017 By: Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com Today, staying compliant with the continually changing breadth of sanctions regulations and laws is no easy task. Sanctions, regulated, among other agencies, by the U.S. Treasury’s Office of...

In an effort to play by international rules, Iranian banks take Dutch compliance course

September 26, 2016 Since the partial lifting of sanctions on January 16, 2016 (‘Implementation Day’), banking hurdles have proved to be one of the most challenging obstacles to trade with Iran. Nevertheless, Iranian banks are working hard to rejoin the international...
Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

Sanctioned Nations Explore Bypassing SWIFT

February 6, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, ACSS Reporter Last November a group of former US government officials and academics sat down for a wargaming exercise entitled “Digital...

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