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E.U. adds new sanctions on Syrian regime linked entities

Council of the European Union, Feb. 17, 2020

The Council has added eight prominent businessmen and two entities linked to those businessmen to the list of persons and entities subject to the sanctions against the Syrian regime and its supporters. Their activities directly benefited the Assad …

U.S. seeks big contempt fines against Turkey’s Halkbank

By: Jonathan Stempel; Editing by: Tom Brown. Reuters, Jan. 21, 2020.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Tuesday that Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank (HALKB.IS) should be subjected to escalating fines totaling millions of dollars …