8th May 2017
Iran is buying equipment to avert a possible disruption in output at its share of the world’s biggest natural gas field, in the event the U.S. decides to impose additional sanctions on its economy, the head of state-run operator Pars Oil & Gas Co. said. Read More
3rd May 2017
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and former Attorney General Michael Mukasey were described by a U.S. judge as “surprisingly disingenuous” for downplaying Iran’s alleged role in the indictment of a Turkish businessman charged with sanctions violations. The duo, hired by Reza Zarrab’s team of lawyers to help defend him,… Read More
27th April 2017
It was the summer of 2012, and Jared Kushner was headed downtown. His family’s real estate firm, the Kushner Companies, would spend about $190 million over the next few months on dozens of apartment buildings in tony Lower Manhattan neighborhoods including the… Read More
27th April 2017
As one of the world’s biggest sellers of smartphones and the back-end equipment that makes cellular networks run, Huawei Technologies has become one of the major symbols of China’s global technology ambitions. But as it continues its rise, its business with some… Read More
25th April 2017
The Trump administration on Monday imposed financial sanctions on 271 named employees of a Syrian research center it indicated was responsible for developing and producing sarin used to kill dozens of people in the April 4 chemical weapons attack by the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The sanctions, imposed by… Read More
24th April 2017
A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader facing U.S. charges that he helped Iran evade U.S. sanctions for sponsoring terrorism has an unlikely ally: Rudy Giuliani. It’s a surprising role for Giuliani, who was dubbed “America’s Mayor” for his uncompromising response to the 2001 terrorist attacks as mayor of New York. An… Read More
24th April 2017
The United Arab Emirates formally signed up to the most powerful multilateral treaty against offshore tax evasion and avoidance on Friday. At the Paris headquarters of the Operation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the UAE’s ambassador to France signed the multilateral convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters. Read More
21st April 2017
Police have arrested a German-Russian citizen on Friday morning on suspicion of carrying out the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus last Tuesday, with prosecutors alleging that the bombing was motivated by financial greed. The Dortmund team bus was targeted with three bombs after it left a hotel to… Read More
19th April 2017
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said late Tuesday that the Trump administration is weighing whether to effectively break the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, while certifying that the Islamic nation is upholding terms of the landmark 2015 agreement. The administration is looking at whether to continue lifting sanctions… Read More
17th April 2017
Canada has announced sanctions against 27 high-ranking officials in the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says in a statement that those people are now subject to an asset freeze and dealings prohibition. Read More