Midweek Roundup: Obama to Approve More Russian Sanctions, Bank Supervisors Release Virtual Currency Regs, and More

President Obama will sign legislation that imposes further sanctions on Russia, despite concern it could put the U.S. out of step with its European allies, the New York Times reported Tuesday. In addition to new measures to penalize Russia's military and energy sectors, the bill authorizes funds to beef up Ukraine's military. More and More Former PricewaterhouseCoopers auditor Antoine Deltour appeared before a Luxembourg judge this month to answer charges that he laundered money and stole documents indicating the consultancy's role in arranging tax avoidance schemes for hundreds of multinational companies, La Liberation reported Sunday. More Standard & Poor's lowered...