Trump to announce trade sanctions against China for intellectual property theft

The US has accused Beijing of forcing US firms to share their intellectual property with Chinese state-owned companies. The decision is set to …


US Dept. Of Treasury Could Add Crypto Wallets Of Sanctioned Persons To Blacklist

The US Department of the Treasury may begin adding digital currency addresses to its sanctions list if they can tie them to a sanctioned individual, …

Digital Currency

Russia reportedly helped Venezuela launch its petro cryptocurrency to skirt US sanctions

Petro launched on February 20th and is the world’s first state-backed cryptocurrency<p>Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, is a “half-hidden joint venture” between Venezuelan and Russian officials and businessmen, according to a new report by <i>Time</i>. The petro, which first went on presale …


UN extends work of experts monitoring North Korea sanctions

The Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to extend the mandate for U.N. experts monitoring sanctions against North Korea.<p>The resolution …

North Korea

China Vows to Take ‘All Measures Necessary’ Against U.S. Trade Sanctions

China Vows to Take ‘All Measures Necessary’ Against U.S. Trade Sanctions<p>The Ministry of Commerce on Thursday warned that China would fight trade …


Trump to unveil China trade sanctions tomorrow

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Mar 22 (PTI) President Donald Trump is likely to unveil sanctions against China tomorrow, the White House indicated today, …


U.S. sanctions 15 oil-related entities from South Sudan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday sanctioned 15 South Sudanese oil-related entities it said were substantial sources of revenue helping to fuel the country’s civil war.<p>“By placing these entities on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Entity List, the United States will impose a …

U.S. Department of Commerce

Trump prepares China trade sanctions, Beijing vows retaliation


Iranian Charged in Sanctions Case as U.S. Steps Up Crackdown

An Iranian businessman faces U.S. charges of evading economic sanctions on Iran by moving $115 million from Venezuela through the U.S., signifying …


Corruption Currents: Peru’s President Offers Resignation Ahead of Impeachment Fight

By<p>Samuel Rubenfeld<p>Samuel Rubenfeld<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p><i>A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk and compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here. Follow us on</i> …


Trade war with China will only harm America’s own interests

US President Donald Trump was set to announce tariffs on the import of Chinese goods on Thursday, March 22, in what constituted a move at curbing …


Trump Says of Iran Deal, ‘You're Going to See What I Do’

President Donald Trump offered new hints he’s likely to quit the international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program next month, potentially …

South Asia

Investigation finds Russian businessmen and senior Kremlin advisers secretly helped Venezuela launch its Petro cryptocurrency, aimed at eroding US sanctions


US to consider Pacific Trade re-entry after other priorities

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The United States will consider rejoining a sweeping free trade agreement of Pacific Rim countries after it deals with other priorities, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.<p>President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership last …


Oil surges to highest in six weeks on US inventory data

Oil hit a six-week high after a surprise decline in US inventories and as concern persisted over possible disruption to Middle East supply.<p>Data …

Saudi Arabia

Sanctions against Russia not focus of EU summit: German government official

BERLIN (Reuters) - Sanctions against Russia will not be the focus of debate at a summit of European Union leaders on Thursday, a German government official said on Tuesday.<p>EU officials have said that the leaders will discuss how to defend Europe from Russian disinformation and cyber attacks at the …


EU leaders to weigh 'consequences' on Russia over spy attack

EU leaders will say this week that they will “coordinate on the consequences” for Russia after the poisoning of an ex-spy but stop short of …


US Treasury Might Add Crypto Addresses to Sanctions List

US Treasury Might Add Crypto Addresses to Sanctions List<p>The US Department of the Treasury has announced it might sanction cryptocurrency addresses in …


North Korea denies sanctions prompted diplomatic thaw

SEOUL: North Korea has broken its silence on the diplomatic thaw with Washington and Seoul, saying it is driving the "peace offensive" and rejecting …

North Korea

Theresa May will not impose any immediate further sanctions on Russia over Salisbury spy poisoning

No immediate further reprisals will be taken against Russia over the poisoning of its double agent Sergei Skripal, Downing Street says.<p>Ministers and …


U.S. arrests Iranian over alleged $115 mln sanctions evasion scheme

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>An Iranian national has been arrested on US charges that he participated in a scheme to evade US sanctions …


9th Circuit affirms sanctions against plaintiffs' firm in wage case | Reuters

A federal appeals court has upheld sanctions against a Southern California plaintiffs’ law firm for failing to produce an expert witness at a deposition as ordered in a proposed wage-and-hour class action.<p>A unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Monday the …

Southern California

Fake North Korean beer brewed in China to evade sanctions

Chinese entrepreneurs have teamed up with North Korean government officials to brew a fake version of a beer that can trace its heritage back to Trowbridge in Wiltshire.<p>Taedonggang beer is the most popular brew in North Korea and the brand had built up a firm following abroad, primarily in China …

North Korea

EU urges Poland to respect judicial reforms deadline or face Article 7 sanctions

Tuesday is the last day Poland has to respond to Commission demands that it restore the rule of law or face proceedings under Article 7. But …


Dick Morris: Trump Is Doing It for Himself

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N. Korea's Kim congratulates Vladimir Putin on election victory

North Korean leader says Putin's re-election "is an expression of your people's great support and trust in you".

North Korea

Newcastle United hit by FA charge under same rules that saw Pep Guardiola charged

Newcastle United have been hit with an FA charge for breaching kit regulations.<p>United’s under-18 side have been wearing a shirt bearing their sponsor …


The US has banned transactions that use Venezuela’s crypto token - MIT Technology Review

Even Donald Trump is talking about crypto now—well, if you call the petro a cryptocurrency.<p><b>Backstory:</b> Last month, Venezuela issued its own crypto …


Best bet for U.S. is to beat Russian hackers in cyberspace, say experts

President Trump didn’t harangue Vladimir Putin on the phone Tuesday and the new sanctions announced last week are unlikely to dissuade the Russian’s …


[Ticker] EU leaders expected to approve Brexit future talks guidelines

US yet to push on Nord Stream 2 sanctions<p>Today, 09:30<p>Washington would still like to block a planned gas pipeline between Russia and Germany but is …

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