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Episode 3: Pennsylvania Avenue Freeze Out

This episode discusses last week’s Xinjiang-related designations, and considers whether asset freezes are worth the extra reporting and asset sequestration (as opposed to just rejecting such transactions). Hint: sometimes asset freezes rock, and sometimes… not so much. I do focus on transactions as opposed to accounts – but, honestly, based […]

Episode 4 of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation: Sanctions Ahoy!

Listen to the new episode here Show Notes for Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation: Sanctions Ahoy! Resources to go along with today’s episode: March 2020 United Nations Panel of Experts Report (1718 Committee) – https://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/S_2020_151.pdf March 2020 U.S. Multi-Agency (Treasury / State / Coast Guard) global advisory for Maritime Industry, Energy and […]

Once more into the breach…

Episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation is here (M4A format – apparently getting GarageBand songs into MP3 is a bit of a chore) – trying to make this better produced (still waiting on a decent mic), and tighter content (less incoherent rambling by yours truly). This one clocks in around 13 […]

Another whack at the ball…

So, here’s my second crack at building this podcast series… One thing I recognize is that, while i seem to have the fixed parts down OK (the opening and closing tracks, as well as the patter at the beginning and end), I am going to need to much more tightly […]

Trying something new…

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So, I decided to try my hand at a podcast… calling it DesigNation, for now. I’m going to put an episode up here for you to listen to and give me some feedback. Yeah, I know it’s rough. I put in some Apple Loops before and after the actual meat […]