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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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Cohen files leaked by Treasury law enforcement official turned Whistleblower

New Yorker – Ronan Farrow – “Missing Files Motivated the Leak of Michael Cohen’s Financial Records – A law-enforcement official released the documents after finding that additional suspicious transactions did not appear in a government database.” “Last week, several news outlets … Continue reading

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NFA Sends U.S Treasury OFAC Virtual Currency Compliance Notice to Members

Last week the NFA sent a notice regarding the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as it applies to Virtual Currency such as Bitcoin. The NFA urges its Futures Commission Merchants (FCM) and Introducing Brokers (IB's) to … Continue reading

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Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount

“As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many Americans will see more money in their paychecks due to changes that include the increase in the standard deduction and lower tax rates and brackets. Treasury wants to encourage … Continue reading

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Time to Worry? 10-Year Treasury Crosses 3 Percent: DealBook Briefing

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note has broken through 3 percent for the first time since 2014. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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