We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Defense Seeks Delay After Jury Picked For Iran Sanctions Trial

Law360, New York (November 27, 2017, 9:40 PM EST) -- Jury selection was completed Monday in the New York federal trial of Turkiye Halk Bankasi AS executive Mehmet Hakan Atilla on charges of allegedly scheming with Turkish-Iranian businessman and gold trader Reza Zarrab to dodge U.S. sanctions against Iran, but immediately afterward, the defense asked for a delay in the proceedings.

After U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman sent the 12 jurors and six alternates home at around 5 p.m., defense attorney Victor J. Rocco of Herrick Feinstein LLP handed him a seven-page letter asking for...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.