US sanctions case against European banks for assisting Iraq attacks

A number of US veterans and family members of US soldiers killed in Iraq have brought proceedings in the US District Court in Brooklyn, New York, against 5 European banks (Barclays, Credit Suisse, HSBC, RBS and Standard Chartered). They are claiming damages from the banks under the US Anti-Terrorism Act 1992, for facilitating attacks in…

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’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. The legal directories say she is the...

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