February 27, 2021

Arab Bank asks judge to scrap terror damages trial

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By David Bario, From The Litigation Daily This story has been updated to include a statement from Arab Bank. Three months after they were soundly defeated in the liability phase of a landmark terror financing trial, lawyers for Arab Bank plc are hoping to evade a trial on damages altogether. Instead of putting damages before […]

Terror aid claims reinstated against U.K. bank

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By Mark Hamblett, From New York Law Journal U.S. nationals who were victims of terrorist attacks in Israel have another chance to pursue claims that the National Westminster Bank supported Hamas by handling money for the Palestine Relief & Development Fund. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Monday reinstated a case brought […]

After 10 Years, a jury gets Arab bank case

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By Tania Karas, New York Law Journal Lawyers for a group of terrorist attack victims tried to convince a Brooklyn jury Thursday that a Jordan-based bank knowingly facilitated transactions used to finance 24 attacks carried out by Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group, between 2000 and 2004. It was the first day of a trial a […]

After 10 Years, a jury gets Arab bank case

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By Tania Karas, New York Law Journal Lawyers for a group of terrorist attack victims tried to convince a Brooklyn jury Thursday that a Jordan-based bank knowingly facilitated transactions used to finance 24 attacks carried out by Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group, between 2000 and 2004. It was the first day of a trial a […]