Weekly Roundup: US Lawmaker Questions Alleged Payment to North Korea, Deutsche Bank Staff Reviewed Trump’s Tax Returns, and More

In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, questioned whether the White House's reported payment of a $2 million "medical bill" to secure the release of American student Otto Warmbier from North Korea violated U.S. sanctions. More A team of Deutsche Bank employees reviewed President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns in 2012 when deciding whether to provide the Trump Organization with $300 million in loans, sources told Bloomberg. More Sumitomo Mitsui Bank hired long-term regulator and compliance officer Andre Burrell to supervise the overhaul of its New...