US charges Turkish bank with Iran sanctions evasion

The US Department of Justice has announced charges against Halkbank, a Turkish state-owned bank, for conspiring to circumvent US sanctions against Iran by facilitating a scheme allowing Iran access to the US financial system, and avoid restrictions on the proceeds of oil and gas sales and the supply of gold. See DOJ Press Release and the Indictment, US v Turkiye …

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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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