Iran-Linked Property's Owners Face Sanctions Bid In 9/11 Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks on Friday asked a New York federal judge to levy sanctions against two Iran-related entities for alleged failure to comply with a discovery order in a suit seeking to use their interests in a Manhattan property to help satisfy a $6 billion terrorism judgment.

The estates of several victims asked the judge for sanctions in the form of striking Assa Corp. and Assa Co. Ltd.'s claims, counterclaims and defenses in both the government's civil forfeiture action and the...
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