Midweek Roundup: SFO Amends Bribery Act Guidance, U.S. Senators Push for Stronger Iranian Sanctions, And More

President Obama signed an executive order Tuesday implementing sanctions under the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012. The law, which became official in August, adds penalties for those aiding Iran's petroleum, petrochemical, insurance, shipping and financial sectors. More Separately, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and others are calling for stronger Iranian sanctions, Reuters reported Monday. Kirk is seeking to ban all international banks from conducting transactions with Iranian banks that are directly or indirectly tied to Iran's Central Bank. More U.S. politicians are also weighing sanctions that would curtail India's use of Turkey's Halkbank to route dollar...