Weekly Roundup: Six Nations Agree to FATCA Programs, Putin Pardons Former Rival Accused of Laundering, and More

The U.S. Treasury Department disclosed intergovernmental agreements Thursday with Bermuda, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta and the Netherlands to participate in tax data-sharing programs outlined in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. More Separately, the department blacklisted four members of Japan's Yakuza crime syndicate. More An Iranian deputy oil minister told Bloomberg that European and Asian banks will help the Persian country process payments following the expected easing of sanctions on oil exports. Tehran agreed last month to temporarily slow its nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief. More Russian President Vladimir Putin pardoned former...