Huawei accuses US prosecutors of overlooking HSBC sanctions violations

In a letter submitted to the Eastern District of New York’s District Court (seen by Reuters), Huawei has alleged that US prosecutors overlooked sanctions violations by HSBC in exchange for cooperation in the Huawei investigation. Following a 5-year deferred prosecution agreement concluded in 2012 with the US DOJ for Iran sanctions evasion, Huawei alleges HSBC continued to process Iran transactions …

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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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