3 Chinese banks in contempt in US for non-compliance with N Korea sanctions investigations

The DC District Court is reported to have found 3 Chinese banks (the Bank of Communications, China Merchants Bank, and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank) in contempt of court in April 2019 for refusing to disclose evidence in a North Korea sanctions violations investigation. In re Grand Jury Investigation of Possible Violations of 18 U.S.C. § 1956 AND 50 U.S.C. § …

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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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