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HM Treasury details financial services legislation approach to Brexit

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. HM Treasury has set out its approach to financial services statutory instruments (SIs) under the EU (Withdrawal) Act. According to the ministry, during the implementation period, the UK will continue to implement new EU law that … Continue reading

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POGO Informs Treasury – Federal Spending Site Still Lacks Data After Revamp

Via BGOV: “…A recently revamped federal website designed to make contract spending information publicly accessible is plagued with major data gaps, a watchdog group reports. A new version of the Treasury Department-run USAspending.gov, officially launched March 2, was designed to remedy missing … Continue reading

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Treasury Department’s Latest Round of Russia Sanctions; Trump-Putin Summit to be Held in July

Earlier this month, on June 11, the Treasury Department imposed new sanctions on Russian companies and individuals that provide support to the FSB’s cyberwarfare efforts. The decision was made not long after President Trump’s statement on bringing Russia back into … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released updated quarterly statistics showing a continuing increase in the number of depository institutions that actively bank U.S. marijuana businesses. As of March 31, 2018, a total of 411 banks and … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah

On May 15th, the Treasury Department placed sanctions on an Iranian bank, three bank officials, and a key Hezbollah official, in the Trump administration’s first step towards re-imposing economic pressures on Iran since President Trump pulled out of the Iran … Continue reading

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