By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Case dismissed against 9 banks accused of Iran terrorist financing

A US District Court in the Southern District of New York has granted a motion to dismiss  the case against 9 banks sued by military personnel for providing banking services to Iran which financed militants to conduct 55 attacks against US armed forces in Iraq. See Memorandum Opinion and Order. The attacks were linked to groups including Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah,...

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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...

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