US reopens investigations into standard chartered bank

On 30 October 2014, it was widely reported that US authorities have decided to reopen their investigations into UK bank Standard Chartered. The new probe is to ascertain whether the bank hid transactions that were in breach of US Iranian sanctions at the time of their settlement with US authorities in 2012. The bank was previously investigated for breaching US...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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