Problems multiply in sanctions compliance

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The decisions by the US Treasury and the European Union in September to lift sanctions on Burma and its leaders shouldn't lead banks to rush back into business in the country, compliance experts have warned.

The US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has removed the country's president, Thein Sein, and the speaker of its parliament, Thura Shwe Mann, from its list of "specially designated nationals" who are subject to asset freezes and banned from doing business with US persons. Several

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