Weekly Roundup: Trump Advocates for US-Blacklisted Chinese Telecom, British Columbia Plans Beneficial Ownership Database, and More

U.S. President Donald Trump asked Republican lawmakers to prohibit sanctioned Chinese telecom company ZTE from doing business with the U.S. government but allow it to engage with private firms, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) told Politico. More British Columbian officials disclosed plans to introduce Canada’s first public register of property owners to combat the use of shell companies to launder funds into real estate, Reuters reported. More Japan’s Financial Services Agency ordered banks and credit unions to report any suspicious transfers of funds involving 10 Japanese-North Korean joint businesses, Reuters reported. More Latvian authorities are investigating whether any accounts at the...