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One last set of holidays

This week, Mr. Watchlist will be in shul again, this time for the Sh'mini Atzeret and Simhat Torah observances. So, I'll catch up with any news on Monday, September 30th.   Thanks for your patience, and chag sameach to my fellow Jews. Posted with Blogsy

Mr. Watchlist in the Hut…

It's nearing the homestretch, but the Jewish holidays are not over. Mr. Watchlist will be in his sukkah on Thursday and Friday this week (the first two days of Sukkot), and not posting any news stories in a timely manner. And yes, there are two more holidays next week, too […]

On the corporate tip…

My firm used to be called Accuity. Then it was acquired by Reed Business Information and merged with Bankers Almanac, and became BankersAccuity. That was a mouthful so, on Monday, we went back to be being Accuity. I gotta tell you, folks – I love our new/old brand. The logo […]

Mr. Watchlist is jet-lagged…

So, news updates from last night and this morning may be delayed a touch… there was a DFAT update last night and 2 SECO updates this morning. I'll check, but I'm guessing that the DFAT update is the same as the OSFI one I posted this morning – in which […]

HMT Website: New and Improved!

Her Majesty's Treasury made some notable updates to their site yesterday. First, the frequently asked questions (FAQ) page was enhanced with additional sections for: · advice for designated persons on how they may use their assets, · advice on humanitarian transactions, · information on what constitutes ownership and control, · […]

HMT relocates to the Amazon..

That is, the Consolidated List will now only be available through Amazon Web Services (AWS) URLs. Only 5 formats will be supported – they are: · CSV format: http://hmt-sanctions.s3.amazonaws.com/sanctionsconlist.csv · Excel 97-2003 format: http://hmt-sanctions.s3.amazonaws.com/sanctionsconlist.xls · PDF format: http://hmt-sanctions.s3.amazonaws.com/sanctionsconlist.pdf · HTML format: http://hmt-sanctions.s3.amazonaws.com/sanctionsconlist.htm · Text format: http://hmt-sanctions.s3.amazonaws.com/sanctionsconlist.txt And, as of August […]

Events R Us: C5

Just added to the Events Calendar is C5's 2nd Forum on Economic Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering for Financial Institutions. It's being held in London from October 9th through the 11th, where the last day is Insurance Focus Day. Going to their site, you'll see that C5 really sponsors a real […]