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Securities Attorney Briefing 29 September 2016

International Hot Mess: How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money Moammar Qaddafi’s Libya was a miserable place for a business trip. In 2008, a few years after renouncing its nuclear and chemical weapons program, the desert nation remained a menacing and ugly place, with cratered highways, awful restaurants with no booze, and Qaddafi’s […]

Securities Attorney Briefing 15 September 2016

International How the Trump Organization’s Foreign Business Ties Could Upend U.S. National Security Updated | If Donald Trump is elected president, will he and his family permanently sever all connections to the Trump Organization, a sprawling business empire that has spread a secretive financial web across the world? Or will Trump instead choose to be […]

Securities Attorney Briefing 2 September 2016

International U.S. Reaches Goal of Admitting 10,000 Syrian Refugees. Here’s Where They Went. The United States admitted its 10,000th Syrian refugee this week in a resettlement program announced by President Obama last fall, according to The White House. Under pressure from Europe and other countries confronting the global migration crisis last fall, Mr. Obama had raised […]