OFAC Sanctions Chinese Government Entity and Officials

On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctioned the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (“XPSB”), together with four government officials of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) pursuant to the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (“GLOMAG”) and Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13818 of December 20, 2017, “Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption.”

Ricardo Abdala Expone Ante La Comisión De Economía Del Senado De Chile

Ricardo Abdala, en su calidad de abogado de la Asociación de Casinos de Chile y de abogado y director del grupo Boldt-Peralada, operadores del Casino de Ovalle, expuso ante la Comisión de Economía del Senado de Chile con el objeto de analizar la situación que afecta a la industria de casino de juego y sus efectos en la economía y en el empleo.

What’s the Future of ESG Investing in Latin America?

Roland Potts, partner, and Ravika Rameshwar, associate attorney, both at Diaz Reus: “Latin America and the Caribbean are increasingly relying on environmental, social and governance, or ESG, investments to help address their financial needs. The region faces an infrastructure gap and has recently seen financial institutions withdraw, in part due to the region’s vulnerability to natural disasters and climate change.»