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Beirut Victims' Kin Fight Bank's Bid To Stay Terrorism Case

Law360 (February 26, 2018, 8:49 PM EST) -- The families of the American service members killed in the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, have hit back at Clearstream Banking SA’s bid to stay a ruling allowing them to pursue it for $1.68 billion linked to Iran while the bank considers a high court appeal, telling the Second Circuit that there was no legal basis for a stay.

There is little likelihood of the U.S. Supreme Court taking up the Luxembourg-based bank’s petition for appeal — let alone it winning a...
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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

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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