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HKMA finds a fraudulent Wing Hang website

Press Releases Fraudulent website: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name “”. The website purports to be the official website of Wing Hang Bank, Limited (Wing Hang Bank). Wing Hang Bank has clarified that it […]

Mr. Watchlist is moving!

Not the blog, but I am… Starting June 23rd, I will be Director of Business Product for Dow Jones Risk & Compliance. The role is a combination of product management, brand evangelism inside and outside of Dow Jones, and a touch of sales support. I'll be working out of Princeton, […]

Executive Order 13608 FAQ: Part 1

191. What does Executive Order 13608 “Prohibiting Certain Transactions with and Suspending Entry into the United States of Foreign Sanctions Evaders with Respect to Iran and Syria” do? This Executive Order gives Treasury new authorities. First, it strengthens Treasury’s ability to address behavior by foreign individuals and entities determined to […]

Follow the Leader: non-EU countries following EU sanctions

On Monday, the EU's High Representative, Catherine Ashton, issued a slew of statements acknowledging that a set of countries outside the EU are following the EU sanctions program: Council Decision 2014/216/CFSP (Ukraine) Council Decision 2014/238/CFSP (Ukraine) Council Decision 2014/265/CFSP (Ukraine) Council Decision 2014/212/CFSP (North Korea) Council Decision 2014/214/CFSP (Myanmar)   […]