US DOJ launches new investigation into ZTE

It has been reported that the US DOJ has launched a new investigation into ZTE Corporation, Shenzhen, China for possible bribes of foreign officials, contrary to the US Foreign Corrupt Payments Act. The investigation follows a $1bn settlement agreed in June 2018, after ZTE pleaded guilty to charges of violating US sanctions on Iran and N Korea. As part of …

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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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