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French acquisition invites sanctions headache for US tech company

By Michael Griffiths

05 August 2020

French acquisition invites sanctions headache for US tech company Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC (Credit: Flickr.com/woodleywonderworks (CC BY 2.0))

The US Treasury Department is scrutinising California video technology manufacturer Harmonic over transactions with Iran made by a French company it acquired in 2016.