Country Screening

Our Country Screening service screens over 165 countries and identifies countries subject to UN, US, EU sanctions, and whether they are signatories to international norms

KEY BENEFITS

Easily understand the scope, severity and nature of all UN, EU and US sanctions

Receive quarterly updates on sanctions, international norms and regulatory developments

Manage reputational and financial risks within your sovereign bond portfolio

Read background information on sanctions and our analysis of their outlook

Comply with relevant international regulations

Develop a comprehensive Country or Fixed Income ESG strategy with the support of our in-house team of experts

UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF SANCTIONS

Sanctions are either targeted or country-wide and can include asset freezes, travel bans, economic/trade restrictions and arms embargoes. Our research makes it possible to identify the nature of sanctions for screening purposes.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Delivered each quarter as an Excel file or as a data feed, our Country Screening covers the following areas for all UN, US, EU sanctions, and 40 international norms and conventions

SUMMARY

The summary includes a brief description of the scope, target, background and outlook of each sanction.

OUTLOOK

The outlook is assessed as positive, negative or neutral with regards to the likelihood of the measures being eased or tightened.

SEVERITY

The severity of each sanction is assessed as either minor or substantial to help investors quickly understand the magnitude of international criticisms.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This section provides a detailed description of the sanction with an explanation of why it was put in place.

RESTRICTIVE MEASURES

The nature and scope of restrictive measures, such as asset freezes, travel bans, arms embargoes, are clearly identified.

RATIFICATION STATUS

The ratification status (ratified, signed but not ratified, not signed) of each country is clearly identified for 40 international norms and conventions.

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