Supreme Court Declines to Review Sanctions Against Arab Bank in Records Case

Wall Street Journal
June 30, 2014
Brent Kendall

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review legal sanctions against Arab Bank PLC for not turning over certain bank records in litigation with terrorism victims.

The plaintiffs are victims, or family members of victims, of terrorist attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories from 1995 to 2004. They allege the bank, a leading financial institution in Jordan, knowingly provided financial services to individuals and entities affiliated with groups the U.S. has designated as terrorist organizations. The bank denied the allegations.

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