US Supreme Court – Halkbank does not have statutory immunity from prosecution for sanctions violations

21 April 2023

US Supreme Court – Halkbank does not have statutory immunity from prosecution for sanctions violationsozcanugur_Shutterstock

The US Supreme Court in an opinion this week has held that the District Court has jurisdiction over the prosecution of state-owned Turkish bank Halkbank, regarding allegations by the DOJ that it conspired to...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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...

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