Terrorism victims can sue American banks over correspondent relationships with terrorist organizations

The New York Court of Appeals ruled this week that the use of a New York bank account by a listed entity (an entity identified as a terrorist one) is sufficient to establish jurisdiction for American victims of the listed entity’s terrorist activities to claim compensation. The bank in question is a Beirut bank with [...]

Prominent Israeli lawyer charged with money laundering

One of Israel’s more prominent white collar crime lawyers, Yaakov Weinroth, was charged today in Israel with bribery and money laundering according to the Jerusalem Post. According to the report, an Israeli tax assessor, Yehoshua Vita, was indicted with Weinroth. Weinroth is alleged to have provided legal services to Yehoshua at discounted rates in order [...]