sigal p mandelker

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Military for Human Rights Violations

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Military for Human Rights Violations

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on four commanders and two military units in Myanmar over their involvement in alleged ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim population.
Treasury Warns on Iran Sanctions Despite Trump's ZTE Reversal

Treasury Warns on Iran Sanctions Despite Trump's ZTE Reversal

The U.S. Treasury Department’s top sanctions official warned that any company violating restrictions on doing business with Iran will face serious consequences.
Britain Targets Russian Billionaires

Britain Targets Russian Billionaires

The U.K. is under pressure domestically and from abroad to tighten controls on corrupt money.
Pakistan to Contest Alleged Terror Group Entering Politics

Pakistan to Contest Alleged Terror Group Entering Politics

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said the government will challenge an interim legal ruling that allows a U.S.-proscribed terrorist organization to contest national elections due to be held
U.S. Indicts Iranians in Data Theft From Colleges, Companies

U.S. Indicts Iranians in Data Theft From Colleges, Companies

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday charged nine Iranian citizens with hacking hundreds of companies and academic institutions to steal more than $3.4 billion in trade secrets and other data on
Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

The U.S. effort to put Iran in a financial vice was working. European banks were paying big fines and closing off its money flows, and severe sanctions on the country’s banking and energy sectors were
U.S. Treasury Sees Virtual Currencies as ‘Evolving Threat’

U.S. Treasury Sees Virtual Currencies as ‘Evolving Threat’

The U.S. Treasury views virtual currencies such as Bitcoin as an “evolving threat” and is examining dealers to make sure they aren’t being used to finance illegal activities, the undersecretary for
U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class

U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their
Russia’s Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends

Russia’s Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their
Mnuchin Joins Tillerson in Praising Qatar Amid Saudi-Led Embargo

Mnuchin Joins Tillerson in Praising Qatar Amid Saudi-Led Embargo

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin praised “robust ties” between the U.S. and Qatar and vowed closer cooperation with the country despite a lingering dispute the Gulf emirate has with a bloc of