WORLD BANK GLOOMY ABOUT GLOBAL ECONOMY

12 JAN 2019 The outlook for the global economy in 2019 has darkened, according to the World Bank’s January 2019 Global Economic Prospects report. International trade and investment have softened. Trade tensions remain elevated, and several large emerging markets underwent substantial financial pressures last year. Growth in emerging markets and …

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SANCTIONS

12 JAN 2019 The reinstatement of U.S. sanctions against Iran was undoubtedly the development in the sanctions field which garnered most attention in 2018. As President Trump tweeted on November 2, “Sanctions are coming,” and indeed by November 5 the secondary sanctions (sanctions which target the behavior of non-U.S. persons) …

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