9/11 Victims Win Bid To Pursue Iran-Linked NYC Property

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks on Thursday won a bid in New York federal court to potentially use Iranian interests in a Manhattan property to help satisfy a $6 billion judgment they had obtained against Iran and other groups deemed sponsors of terrorism.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted a partial summary judgment motion by the victims representatives, ruling that the interests that Assa Corp. and Assa Co. Ltd — two Iran-related entities — own in the property are "blocked assets" under...
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