Weekly Roundup: Canada to Adopt ‘Magnitsky’ Asset-Seizure Law, Online Lender Wants Shell Company Clients, and More

The U.S. Treasury Department renewed sanctions waivers on Iran mandated by the global nuclear accord two years ago, but added seven Iranian and Chinese individuals and companies to its blacklist for allegedly aiding Iran's ballistic missile program, Reuters said. More U.S. asset freezes and travel bans were also imposed on Venezuela's Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno and seven others for annulling the opposition-led legislature earlier this year, the Miami Herald said. More The founder of Bank of Asia, a new online lender headquartered in the British Virgin Islands, plans to service tens of thousands of Chinese-owned BVI companies that have...