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EU Bank Tells 2nd Circ. Bomb Victims Can't Get Iran Bonds

Law360, Washington (December 6, 2017, 4:00 PM EST) -- A Luxembourg bank Tuesday asked the Second Circuit for an en banc rehearing of a panel decision allowing families and victims of the 1983 Beirut Marine Corps barracks bombing to pursue $1.68 billion in damages, in the form of bonds held by the bank for Iran’s central bank.

Clearstream Banking SA told the Second Circuit that a November panel decision reviving the victims' bid to collect the money should be reviewed by the full circuit, saying the panel’s finding clashes with Supreme Court precedent and the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 STATUTES-Other

Date Filed

March 6, 2015

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