Terrorism Aid Claims Are Too Late, Standard Chartered Says

Law360 (October 11, 2019, 5:03 PM EDT) -- Standard Chartered Bank on Thursday urged a New York federal judge not to revive a lawsuit alleging the bank knowingly helped terrorists, arguing that the military families and veterans who made the claims did so too late and hadn't shown the bank did anything wrong.

Military families and veterans who fought in Iraq had tried to partially revive their claims that Standard Chartered and other banks had aided and abetted terrorism, but the bank replied in an opposition filing that the judge had already considered and correctly rejected their contentions.

"Nothing that plaintiffs point to provides any basis for the court...

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