By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Bank of Tokyo agrees extra $315 million settlement for US sanctions violations

On 18 November 2014, the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) agreed to pay a $315 million penalty and sanction two employees for misleading regulators over its transactions with Iran, Burma and Sudan in violation of US sanctions. The penalty comes in addition to a $250 million fine already levied on BTMU in 2013 for the sanctions violations themselves. BTMU...

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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...

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