Daily Briefing

Securities Attorney Briefing 19JUN2017

International Trump’s Business Ties in the Gulf Raise Questions About His Allegiances LONDON — President Trump has done business with royals from Saudi Arabia for at least 20 years, since he sold the Plaza Hotel to a partnership formed by a Saudi prince. Mr. Trump has earned millions of dollars from the United Arab Emirates […]

Securities Attorney Briefing 30 May 2017

International Sources: Russians discussed potentially ‘derogatory’ information about Trump and associates during campaign Russian government officials discussed having potentially “derogatory” information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two former intelligence officials and a congressional source. One source described […]

Securities Attorney Briefing 9 February 2017

International Defense, intelligence officials caution White House on terrorist designation for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Senior defense and intelligence officials have cautioned the White House that a proposal to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization could endanger U.S. troops in Iraq and the overall fight against the Islamic State, and would be […]

Securities Attorney Daily Briefing 7 February 2017

International Iran leader rebuffs Trump’s warning on missiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed Donald Trump’s warning to Iran to stop its missile tests, saying the new U.S. president had shown the “real face” of American corruption. In his first speech since Trump’s inauguration, Iran’s supreme leader called on Iranians to respond to Trump’s “threats” on Feb. […]

Securities Attorney Briefing 19 December 2016

International Putin’s Revenge Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his underpants. Looking for a pizza. It was September 1994, and Boris Yeltsin was in Washington for a state visit with his […]