Weekly Roundup: EU Blacklists Guinea-Bissau Coup Leaders, State Bar Group Questions FATCA Proposal, and More

The Treasury Department's Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen is travelling to Israel, Russia and the United Kingdom next week to garner support of Iranian and Syrian sanctions, according to Friday's The Wall Street Journal. More The trip follows Wednesday's blacklisting of Syria Islamic International Bank (SIIB) over its ties to the previously sanctioned Commercial Bank of Syria as well as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. More The Qatar-based directors of SIIB announced their resignation Thursday in response to the U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported. More The Council of the European Union blacklisted Guinea-Bissau's leaders Thursday in response to...