US may charge 2 former StanChart employees over Iran sanctions violations

We reported last week that Standard Chartered could face a possible $1.5 billion fine after US regulators engaged in negotiations with the bank into whether it had processed US dollar transactions for Iranian entities after entering into a US Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) in 2012. This week, US prosecutors have now informed Standard Chartered that criminal charges may be brought...

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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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