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UN Resolution on Terrorism 20-years On: Evolution, Effectiveness, and Indications for Compliance Suites

February 6, 2020 By: Glenda Juliano*, CAMS Just over twenty years ago, on 15 October 1999, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1267. This Resolution, and its successor resolutions, are related to the prevention and suppression of terrorism and...

US Treasury Requests Further Funds Increase For Sanctions, Terrorism, and OFAC IT Infrastructure

May 2, 2019 By: Anna Sayre, Head of Legal Content, ACSS Regulators at the U.S. Treasury have signalled their top priorities for the year, and it doesn’t look good for sanctions violators. The Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI)’s new budget...

Wake Up To Sanctions

SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Round Up March 27, 2018 North Korea Generates $200 Million in Illicit Revenue and Continues to ‘Flout’ International Law - UN Report Claims On March 5th, the United Nations (U.N.) Panel of Experts released its Report on North Korea...

The Relatively Little-Known Role of the U.S. State Department in Sanctioning Terrorists and its Consequences

December 5, 2017 In addition to the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. State Department has great influence over the implementation of U.S. sanctions policy in designating terrorists. Despite this important role, over 90% of compliance professionals recently polled by...

Indictment of Lebanese Businessman, Tajideen, Points to Bold Methods of Sanctions Enforcement by DoJ and May Trigger Compliance Headaches for Banks

July 14, 2017 By Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com On March 24, 2017, Kassim Tajideen, an international financier and businessman operating a network of businesses in Lebanon and Africa, was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) with...

Wake Up To Sanctions

SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Round Up March 27, 2018 North Korea Generates $200 Million in Illicit Revenue and Continues to ‘Flout’ International Law - UN Report Claims On March...

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