By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US Treasury further restricts North Korea’s access to US financial system

The US Treasury has issued a new final rule (link here), further restricting North Korea’s access to the US financial system.  The new rule, issued by the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), prohibits US financial institutions from opening or maintaining correspondent accounts for North Korean banks, and requires US financial institutions to apply additional due diligence measures in order…...

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

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