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  • Exclusive: BNP Paribas hires ex-U.S.Treasury official for compliance job

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas has hired a former top official at the U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions office, people familiar with the matter said, part of the French bank's effort to build up its compliance department after its record settlement over sanctions violations.
  • U.S. sanctions military officers on both sides of South Sudan conflict

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on two military officers on opposite sides of the ethnic violence in South Sudan on Thursday in a demonstration of U.S. frustration that fighting has continued despite two ceasefires. Thousands...

    Bill eliminating ATF introduced in wake of botched operations

    A bill that would eliminate the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and fold its duties into the FBI and other agencies was introduced in Congress on Wednesday. The bill, by U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., would impose an...

    U.S. Congress could link inversion plan, tax breaks: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Democratic tax-writer said on Tuesday he is considering linking legislation to curb foreign corporate buyout deals known as inversions with separate efforts to renew expired tax breaks that businesses want...

    Foreigners snub long-term US assets for second month in July

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Foreigners sold long-term U.S. securities in July for a second straight month, led by outflows in Treasuries, stocks, and corporate bonds, data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Tuesday. Net sales of long-term U.S. assets...