US-Taliban Deal Opens Road for Sanctions Removal, Analysts See Minimal Impact

Islamist activists march in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday, March 1, 2020, a day after the U.S. signed a peace accord with the Taliban that sets a timetable for American withdrawal from Afghanistan and removal of sanctions against the group. (Getty Images)


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The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg's financial regulator, banned Marc Ambroisien for 10 years for failing to ensure that his financial institution set up robust internal governance measures and met anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing obligations.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued a letter of acceptance, waiver and consent requiring the Brooklyn, NY-based firm to pay the $45,000 fine and subjecting it to a censure for failures in its anti-money laundering compliance program.