Posted Friday January 2, 2015

Holiday roundup

Holiday roundup: China dismisses assistant foreign minister, international sanctions update and more

And finally, international sanctions regimes have seen a number of changes and additions over the past two weeks. Starting 19 December, the US and EU tightened the economic embargo against Crimea while the US also added four Russian individuals to the Magnitsky List. On 30 December the US added 9 new targets to Iran sanctions list, yet Republicans are believed to be pushing for a new round of sanctions against Iran in early 2015. Further restrictive measures were imposed onan Egyptian extremist group and terrorists in Yemen.

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Source of the week: Canadian Securities Administrators - National Registration Search

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