The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control today issued a new round of sanctions against Alyaksandr Lukashenka, president of Belarus.
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The Treasury Department today issued a new round of sanctions against individuals who have supported Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, including the management board of VTB Bank, which was also previously sanctioned.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Deputy Director Nitin Natarajan told bankers today at the American Bankers Association’s Washington Summit that the U.S. financial sector is not seeing any rise in cyberattacks from Russia, but urged bankers to report any suspicions of cyberattacks.
Financial counterterrorism expert discusses what Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and sanctions mean for U.S. banks.
As the U.S. continues its crackdown against Russia over the recent invasion of Ukraine, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today called on financial institutions to be vigilant against attempts to evade the expansive sanctions and restrictions currently in place.
The price of coal skyrocketed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As of March 4, the XWJ2 Comdty index has increased 93% from pre-invasion levels.
The Treasury Department today once again stepped up its efforts to sanction Russian oligarchs with ties to President Putin following the Russian military’s invasion of Ukraine last week.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told members of the House Committee on Financial Services today that he expects the Fed to raise interest rates at the next meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on March 15-16.
As the conflict in Ukraine continued to escalate over the weekend, President Biden and several world leaders agreed to block certain Russian banks from accessing the Swift global messaging system.
In response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops, President Biden today announced an additional round of economic sanctions, including those against two additional large Russian financial institutions, Sberbank and VTB Bank.