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To narrow this down to a specific country, you can read about the Syria sanctions here. Sanctions under US law are against a country, and against named individuals: there are no sanctions against "Syrians". A person cannot engage in transactions in (certain) goods of Syrian origin, and you cannot invest in (businesses in) Syria. A Syrian citizen ...


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Under US regulations pertaining to Iran sanctions, §560.201, Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this part, and notwithstanding any contract entered into or any license or permit granted prior to May 7, 1995, the importation into the United States of any goods or services of Iranian origin or owned or controlled by the Government of Iran, other than ...


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Your question is based on an incorrect premise Heads of State can be and have been held accountable for war crimes and crimes against humanity. For example: Germany Japan Yugoslavia Rwanda


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The answer depends on the jurisdiction, as always. But under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which are the model for most American courts, there are all kinds of potential sanctions for discovery violations. Rule 37(b): If a party or a party's officer, director, or managing agent—or a witness designated under Rule 30(b)(6) or 31(a)(4)—fails to obey an ...


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I was wondering if in the Charter or any other UN documents are listed (in detail) the different types of sanctions that can be imposed Sanctions are specifically targeted to achieve a particular objective depending on the circumstances so it it unlikely, if not impossible, to have a definitive list. That said, have you seen this Fact Sheets document which ...


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There is a specific answer about Iran, and a vague general answer. The vague general answer is "It depend on what the sanctions are". Here is the summary of the sanctions against DR Congo. The gist of the sanctions is that they are directed against 7 particular individuals. The prohibited transcations are described as: Unless otherwise authorized ...


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From the link provided in this comment it seems that the broker is in the US, and indeed is in Illinois. As the answer by user6726 correctly says, there is no legal or regulatory requirement in the US denying individual Syrian citizens brokerage or other financial services. Any such denial is the broker's own policy, and is not mandated by law. A person is ...


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Citizens United The argument made and accepted by the court in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 310 (2010) was specifically that a total bar on corporate electioneering communications, and a bar of money spent to produce or distribute such communications was unconstitutional. Money so spent was deemed a way of creating and ...


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You lose it Just like you lose it if your country goes to war with another country. If you have assets in a foreign country (could be data, could be real estate, could be gold bricks in a bank vault, doesn’t matter) and your country passes a law making it illegal to do business with that country, you can’t get your still until that law is repealed.


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Frivolity is not really a factor in determining who pays court costs. Under Rule 54, the loser almost always pays, regardless of frivolity. Sanctions typically come into play for violations of Rule 11, which requires the person filing any document with the court to certify that the document: (1) it is not being presented for any improper purpose, such as to ...


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The US has sanctions against the following countries: Iran North Korea Syria Cuba Venezuela Turkey And combined, the Treasury Department, the Commerce Department and the State Department list embargoes against the following 30 countries or territories: Afghanistan, Belarus, Burundi, Central African Republic, China (PR), Côte d'Ivoire, Crimea Region, Cuba, ...


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