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Not waiving but frowning: Pompeo activates Title III

Not waiving but frowning: Pompeo activates Title III

Move could open floodgates for litigation against those doing business with Cuba.

USA designates Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist group

USA designates Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist group

‘[I]n recent years, IRGC Qods Force terrorist planning has been uncovered and disrupted in many countries.’

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Habib Bank ousted from New York after US regulator probe

Systemic failures allowed transactions by a known terrorist, an international arms dealer, and other possible sanctioned persons.

President Trump stymies Chinese bid for US chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor

National security risk arose from the ‘potential transfer of intellectual property to the foreign acquirer’.

Brexit paper emphasises continued collaboration for UK and EU on sanctions

The ‘future partnership paper’ emphasises the UK’s continuing role in a ‘deep security partnership’ with the EU.

US Customs and Border Protection issue guidance over exports to hurricane-hit ports

Advice concerns diversion of goods following extensive port closures in the Caribbean and US.

CEO of New York metals company sentenced to prison for conspiring to export to Iran

'[T]he defendant exported a metallic powder that has potential military and nuclear applications to Iran.'

Progress of Arms Trade Treaty under scrutiny as conference gets underway

Questions are being asked as to whether states are meeting their obligations under the treaty.

UN Security Council establishes sanctions regime against Mali

Resolution 2374 (2017) establishes a new committee to ‘designate those to be subjected to the travel ban and asset freeze.

Mogherini backs more sanctions against North Korea

EU should support a UN Security Council Resolution adopting tougher economic measures against North Korea.

EU pushes for ‘torture-free trade’

Initiative aims to ‘stop the trade in goods used for torture and the death penalty’.

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