Midweek Roundup: U.S. Blacklists Aircraft Used by Syria, Pakistan to Reopen Probe of President, and More

Global regulators and law enforcement officials will ramp up their enforcement of anti-money laundering (AML) laws in the near future, compliance experts told attendees of a financial crimes conference, according to a report by TrustLaw. U.S. officials are currently investigating at least 12 banks for compliance lapses, conference participants said. More The U.S. Treasury Department Wednesday blacklisted Syria's Army Supply Bureau, Belarus-owned Belvneshpromservice and 117 aircraft for their role in helping Syria's government. Iran used the aircraft, operated by Mahan Air and Iran Air, to send military and crowd control equipment to Syria, the department said. The United States also...