US court rules DOJ can access non-US bank records in sanctions investigation

The US District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled on appeal that the DOJ had the authority to demand 3 Chinese banks disclose transaction records from non-US accounts in an investigation into violations of N Korea sanctions. The court held that the DOJ should have access to these records regardless of the location where the transactions occurred because …

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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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