By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Barclays pays $2.5m for apparent US sanctions violations

Barclays Bank Plc has agreed with OFAC a $2,485,890 settlement of its potential civil liability in connection with 159 apparent violations of US sanctions on Zimbabwe. Barclays is said to have processed the prohibited transactions, totalling around $3.4m, through financial institutions located in the US, including its own New York branch, on behalf of corporate customers of Barclays Bank of...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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