July 1, 2019 - The article, "Subpoenas Against 3 Banks Boost DOJ’s China Initiative," by Ryan Fayhee and Ashley Hodges, was published in Law360. This article discusses the opinion issued by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell ordering three Chinese banks to comply with subpoenas in the investigation of a now-defunct Hong Kong-based front company for facilitating transactions on behalf of a North Korean entity, in violation of international sanctions. Howell’s opinion marks a key milestone that will support the U.S. Department of Justice’s China Initiative, which was announced in November 2018 and aims to strategically prioritize countering perceived national security threats posed by China.

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