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"State and federal regulatory agencies play an important role in food safety, Kudlow is known as a supporter of free markets and has criticized Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.U. and its natural and legal persons In principle this regulation provides protection against and counteracts the effects of the extra-territorial application of any law such as secondary sanctions reimposed by the US related to Iran It also prohibits any EU national from complying with such regulations and approves the imposition of penalties by the home countries on any entity that does comply But this regulation is untested It will also make EU companies operating with Iran choose between being shut out of the US financial system or being exposed to the well-known and considerable enforcement powers of US authorities and the lacklustre willingness of the EU to challenge the extra-territorial application of US sanctioning powers Most likely those companies that are faced with this dilemma will take advantage of the Blocking Regulations provision for companies to seek exemptions should non-compliance with extra-territorial regulations threaten the company in question The letter sent to US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by France Germany and the UK (the so-called EU 3 signatories to the JCPOA) underlined the powerless position of the EU in the face of reintroduced US sanctions The war of words that has followed Trumps announcement has been intense French finance minister Bruno Le Maire questioned whether Europe wanted to be “a vassal that obeys and jumps to attention”; in return US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell tweeted “advice” that “German companies doing business in Iran should wind down operations immediately” drawing fierce criticism But step back from the sound and fury of those defending and opposing the JCPOA and see that there has always been another less widely acknowledged or understood threat to the deal The Financial Action Task Forcethe global standard setter and watchdog for anti-money laundering and counterterrorist finance (AML/CTF) standardshas long warned its members and their financial institutions of the risks of engaging with Iran Iran together with North Korea has found itself black-listed by the FATF for many years As part of the spirit of cooperation encouraged by the JCPOA and Irans commitment to improve its standards in June 2016 the FATF suspended countermeasures against the country At its subsequent meetings the FATF has reconfirmed this suspension despite noting as recently as February that Iran had a raft of material outstanding deficiencies Irans leadership has reportedly suggested that it is not necessary to follow international conventions against money laundering and terrorism And so to last Friday and the latest announcement from the FATF that “Irans action plan has expired with a majority of the action items remaining incomplete” In what must amount to a final warning the FATF gave Iran until October to implement necessary reforms otherwise it will decide upon appropriate and necessary actions; a return to the FATF blacklist The view of the FATF is critical To the extent the FATF warns of material failings in a countrys AML/CTF regime regulated financial servicesthe lifeblood of international trade and fund flowsare unlikely to support economic engagement The FATF has shown extraordinary patience with Iran But international banks and companies assessing their future commitment to the JCPOA will be less patient Whether or not it has black-listed Iran the FATFs latest statement albeit short of issuing its ultimate sanction provides support for those seeking to undermine the JCPOA and isolate Iran from the global economy once again This analysis first appeared on RUSIorg the website of the Royal United Services Institute Read the original article here Contact us at editors@timecom IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors“Stop looking at the screen” Nintendo representatives scolded me for TV-peeking at least a dozen times during my Monday visit to New York City’s Nintendo Store during which I got hands-on time with 1-2-Switch a launch title for the company’s upcoming Switch games console Stop looking at the screen That’s usually the worst advice anyone playing a video game could receive But that’s not true here where what’s happening on the TV is less relevant than what your opponent’s up to in real life Unlike typical multiplayer games where opponents sit next to one another and stare at their corner of a shared screen 1-2-Switch games are all about rivals staring into the whites of one another’s eyes trying to anticipate their next move The result is sometimes awkward and sometimes goofy but always reliably amusing Get the latest deals reviews and 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move it downward pressing a button on top and then tapping a lower button as they work their way down Haptic feedback which is essentially a high-fidelity form of vibration signals to players when he or she has squeezed a cup of milk (Other games like a fashion runway simulator require players to move around more) The most focus-intensive games are those that mirror real-world sports When playing a baseball game for instance I held my controller over my shoulder like a bat while watching and waiting for my opponent to hurl an imaginary ball in my direction His motion and the sound of the whooshing wind from the TV were the only ways I could tell if the pitch was anywhere near my bat In a sword fighting game meanwhile I had to watch for openings and strike my opponent with an imaginary saber at the right time Read more: Everything to know about the Nintendo Switch Some Nintendo fans might scoff at the nearly $50 price tag on what’s essentially a package of mini-games particularly as Wii Sports was included for free with the original Wii But 1-2-Switch packs a wide variety of games ranging in subject matter and activity level which may help it appeal to different types of gamers Given the more social-oriented play style meanwhile it could be a big hit for parties and other gatherings much like the Wii was (There’s even a Mario Party-like team mode in which players advance along a game board and roll a virtual die to see which game they’ll play next) 1-2-Switch feels fresh and amusing in a very Nintendo way demanding equal parts imagination and quick reflexes from players Nintendo has found a novel way to create a unique gaming experience and mostly without the use of a screen to boot The magic of Wii Sports was that it was simple for non-gamers to quickly master but it kept players coming back for more If 1-2-Switch can replicate that success it could help the Switch console break out in a world dominated by PlayStations and Xboxes (Read TIMEs affiliate link policy) 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