It's a question few banks ever want to hear from the U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions arm: would you waive your statute of limitations protections and allow us to review more data?
The U.S. Treasury Department has accelerated efforts to remove qualified individuals and entities from its list of Specially Designated Nationals, according to the list's chief administrator.
A U.S. official's threat last month of economic sanctions against four Chinese banks is likely to be toothless given economic and enforcement hurdles, say sanctions analysts.
The U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions arm Tuesday blacklisted a Hamburg, Germany-based bank for its alleged ties to four blacklisted Iranian banks.
The Council of the European Union agreed Monday to implement economic sanctions against Iran, including prohibitions on transactions involving Iranian banks and energy companies.
The U.S. Treasury Department Wednesday added another Iranian bank to its list of 16 Iran-controlled financial institutions that U.S. companies are prohibited from doing business with.
The Iran sanctions proposal under consideration at the United Nations could result in international financial institutions broadly dropping their ties to Iran's banking industry, say analysts.
An influential financial crime watchdog group released Thursday a much-anticipated list of nearly 30 countries with anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing deficiencies.
The U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted a Labuan, Malaysia-based subsidiary of an Iranian financial institution Thursday over the bank's alleged ties to Iran's nuclear weapon's program.
The U.S. government Wednesday blacklisted a fifth Iranian bank for allegedly helping the country build nuclear weapons, the latest move in escalating efforts to hem in Iran and convince Europe to follow suit.
The designations require U.S. institutions to turn down business and freeze the assets of an Iranian military leader, two Shia extremist leaders and a former Iraqi Parliament member believed to be secretly operating a television station in Syria.