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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Case Information

Case Title

Wultz et al v. Bank of China Limited

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Shira A. Scheindlin

Date Filed

February 23, 2011

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