French bank slapped with fine for deals done under sanctions

Leading French bank BNP Paribas said it would face no difficulty in absorbing the record multi-billion-dollar fine slapped on it by US authorities for breaking sanctions against pariah regimes. Under the overnight deal, BNP Paribas accepted guilt and a number of penalties totalling $8.9 billion (6.5 billion euros) for organising ways to enable Myanmar, as […]

How does one get off the US Sanction List?

Based on the discussion that I had with a US Embassy official in Yangon on their recent activity in inviting Myanmar people (eg Tay Za of Htoo & Company and Steven Law of Asia World) on the OFAC SDN List for a discussion on what they can do to remove themselves from the SDN List […]