Tag Archives: trade sanctions

Trade Policy & Geopolitics —Trade Policy at the Core of U.S. Foreign Policy?

            Recent developments continue to highlight a broad range of trade issues from the role of states in trade, trade sanctions and terrorism, subsidies and non-market economies (China), recent WTO cases concerning trade with China, Obama’s trade enforcement strategies, … Continue reading

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10 BROAD & DIVERSE TRADE UPDATES — Russian Sanctions, FATCA, Alien Tort Statute, FDI Report, Cyberespionage, Foreign Banks, MNC Tax, New USTR.

     A broad range of new trade actions from both the U.S. and EU have shown renewed interest in attacking long-standing problems and some newer ones. This has been driven in part by the continued global economic slowdown and renewed … Continue reading

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JP Morgan (Trading Losses), Barclays (LIBOR fixing) and now HSBC (Money-Laundering) — Better Enforcement Needed — You Think?

What is the recent story with multinational banks? First, JP Morgan (unsupervised trading losses). Next, Barclays (LIBOR fixing). And now  HSBC (money-laundering). HSBC faces about $1 billion in fines for violating U.S. anti-money laundering controls intended to restrict financing of terrorism and other criminal activities. … Continue reading

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U.S. Extraterritoriality and Corporate Governance and Global Transactions — More Aggressive U.S. Action.

Here’s a presentation and a PowerPoint I gave recently concerning the extraterritorial application of U.S. international economic legislation and regulation impacting a wide variety of  U.S. international transactions. Areas concern, foreign corruption, reexport controls, trade sanctions, foreign tax and banking disclosures, … Continue reading

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