September 17, 2021

An insider’s view: how banks try to avoid North Korea sanctions risks

In an extended NK News interview, sanctions compliance specialist explains challenge DPRK poses

For well over a decade, sanctions have been the international community's go-to answer to North Korea's growing nuclear ambitions.

Despite an initially slow-to-expand sanctions regime, Pyongyang's repeated missile and nuclear tests of 2016-2017 resulted in a sharp expansion of UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.