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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

AIPAC praises SWIFT on Iran compliance

JTA March 16, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The American Israel Public Affairs Committee praised the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication's compliance with sanctions on Iranian banks.  SWIFT, which serves as the final entry point for electronic transactions...

SWIFT cuts off sanctioned Iranian banks

JTA March 15, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The banking entity responsible for processing electronic bank transfers is cutting ties with Iranian banks sanctioned by the European Union.  In response to European Union sanctions, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication...

Senate bill would target Iranian bank transactions

JTA February 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate Banking Committee approved a bill that would effectively cut Iran off from international banking transactions. The Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012, approved by a voice vote Thursday, would sanction...

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