Bank Of China's Subpoena In Terrorism Suit Gets Tossed

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:21 PM EDT) -- Sued for allegedly helping a Palestinian terrorist group execute an attack, Bank of China Ltd. saw its subpoena of an Israeli bank quashed Tuesday by a New York federal judge, who said the request placed too great a burden on a bank that wasn't involved in the case.

Accused of supporting Palestine Islamic Jihad by processing wire transfers for the organization despite a warning from Israeli intelligence officials, BOC subpoenaed Bank Hapoalim BM for information BOC hoped would show that Israeli authorities had not raised a...
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