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  • Non-U.S. Banks Are Target of Recent Economic Actions by U.S. Government
    01/22/2008
    Recent actions against several non-U.S. banks by the U.S. government under economic sanctions and anti-money laundering laws have raised concerns in the international banking community. In light of meetings scheduled this month of the United Nations Security Council to consider further economic sanctions against Iran, international financial institutions may encounter additional obstacles, and could come under increased scrutiny, as a result of coordinated efforts to restrict certain Iranian entities from the international financial system.

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