We predicted the inevitable US retreat from the JCPOA in Oct 2015 – and the dire consequences for commercial interests due to US sanctions. Iran’s frustrations have built up after JCPOA left Iran in a far worse position than before – abject EU.
The events of end-2019 and start-2020 leading to escalation in the Middle East have heralded a reminder that the impact of geo-politics incurs geo-financial risk. In terms of ever-present global investment strategy implications, the knock-on impact is real and telling.
Wishing all our Clients and Contacts a Prosperous and Fruitful 2020 Iain Stewart and the Team
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One could not make it up. The EU with Angela Merkel at its head is seriously trying to challenge US Extra-Territorial Sanctions over the pipeline Nordstream 2. This is a deliberate attempt by the EU and Russia to try to exploit a “wounded”, post-Impeachment President Trump. The problem: this is not about Trump – it […]
‘CROSS-BORDER SANCTIONS & AML’ quoted in fDi Magazine 12/12/19 US president Donald Trump has ramped up the White House’s level of economic aggressiveness, hitting both US and non-US companies alike. Jacopo Dettoni fDi Magazine 12/12/19
The European Union’s latest salvo in defiance of US Extra-Territoriality, after numerous failed EU Blocking Statutes since 1996, is the Instex barter mechanism.
Some interesting takeaways from the recent Apple fine of $466,912 by US Treasury’s OFAC for “Apparent Violations” of US Sanctions.
The full impact of the Baltic money laundering scandal is currently playing out as numerous regulatory and prosecuting authorities and investigators look into the parties involved. At the core of the overriding international investment community’s concern is that European banks overlooked their exposure to US-designated rogue actors and allegedly facilitated transactions for them in apparent […]
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