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Treasury Imposes Magnitsky Sanctions on 17 People for Alleged Role in Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

On Thursday, November 15, 2018,the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions under the Magnitsky Act against seventeen Saudi officials for their alleged role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The sanctioned individuals … Continue reading

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Iranian sanctions re-imposed and in full effect

As of November 5, 2018, all of the US sanctions that were lifted or waived in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the 2016 nuclear deal among the United States and its allies and Iran, have been … Continue reading

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United States fully reimposes secondary sanctions on Iran

On November 5, the United States reimposed the final tranche of sanctions on Iran, which had been lifted pursuant to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) in 2016. The vast majority of these sanctions are “secondary sanctions,” being those … Continue reading

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Sanctions on Iran – Fight for the survival of the JCPOA

As readers will be aware, following President Trump’s announcement on 8 May 2018, the USA has indicated its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal – the JCPOA – and that it will be reimposing secondary sanctions on Iran, being those … Continue reading

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FINRA Sanctions Against Oppenheimer & Co.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. more than $3.4 million in November of 2016 due to Oppenheimer’s failing to report required information to FINRA, failing to produce documents in discovery to customers who filed arbitrations, … Continue reading

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