This article was originally published in Global Investigations Review on January 8.
A former senior US Treasury Department lawyer expects the incoming president to enthusiastically use sanctions as a tool of foreign policy but will probably avoid some of the more controversial measures seen in the Trump era.
Charlie Steele, who was chief counsel at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) from January 2019 to March 2020, said that the Biden-led government will likely be as “energetic and aggressive” in handing down new designations as the previous two administrations.
In this article originally published in GIR, Charlie discussed the possible incoming administration’s sanction actions. Read more here.