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EU and US Lock Horns While Putting Pressure on Iran

March 17, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, Content Writer, ACSS Both the European Union and the United States consider Iran to be a threat to the region and the world. One of the tactics that both jurisdictions take to limit Iran’s power is to isolate the country from the...

A Tough Cop in a Bad Neighborhood: Singapore’s Sanctions Regimes, Regulatory Authorities, and Areas of Concern for International Business

March 2, 2020 By: Jack Walsh, Content Writer, ACSS From a regulatory perspective, Singapore is an intriguing case study.  On the one hand, the country is a financial and transportation hub for a region that is rife with transnational security threats. It serves as a...

OFSI’s New Teeth: Sanctions in the Wake of ‘Brexit’ and Actions Taken by the UK Regulator (So Far)

February 27, 2020 By: Anna Sayre, CSS, Director of Content at ACSS On January 31, 2020, the U.K. Parliament finally cut ties from the E.U. after two years of grueling debates and discussions in Brussels, signaling a chance for Britain to break away from the E.U....

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...

The ‘Brexit’ Effect: What the UK’s Departure from the EU Could Mean for the Global Sanctions Landscape

December 9, 2019 By: John McKendrick QC* and Alex Haines** Over three years ago, in the June 23 Referendum, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). This departure from the EU, also known as ‘Brexit’, has put the world on stand-by, waiting to see what terms the...
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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