Weekly Roundup: FinCEN Names High-Risk Ukrainian Officials, Three Japanese Banks Agree to Send Aid to Iran, and More

On Thursday, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) called on banks to implement enhanced due diligence measures on transactions tied to 18 Ukrainians, including ousted President Viktor Yanukovich. More In contrast to White House rhetoric, the head of Siemens AG said he expects Europe's dependence on Russian natural gas will forestall serious sanctions against Vladimir Putin's government, according to The Wall Street Journal. More The U.S. Treasury and Justice departments, Manhattan's District Attorney and the New York State Department of Financial Services are investigating Soci?©t?© G?©n?©rale and Cr?©dit Agricole SA for possible sanctions violations related to Cuba,...