Sanctions: In, out, in, out, shake it all about.

In June, I wrote about the conflicting advice on sanctions and specifically on dealing with Iran. A couple of months later, the international community will surely have sorted that out. Ah. Not exactly. Federica Mogherini, the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs, said Brussels would not let the 2015 agreement with Tehran die, and she urgedContinue reading “Sanctions: In, out, in, out, shake it all about.”

When consensus fails.

I wrote here in thanks for the antics of “The Donald”, which served as a useful way of engaging an audience that otherwise was less than enthused by AML Compliance Training. However, his new, combative approach to, well, pretty much everything, does undermine the concept of international consensus being at the core of the globalContinue reading “When consensus fails.”