Tag: Lebanon

  • Case of the Day: United States v. Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL

    The case of the day is United States v. Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL (S.D.N.Y. 2012). Following a Drug Enforcement Agency investigation into an “alleged scheme to launder money through the U.S. financial system and the used car market, for the benefit of Hizballah, designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization by the U.S. Department of State,” […]

  • Case to Watch: Linde v. Arab Bank

    H/T to Alison Frankel for the pointer to the oral arguments in Linde v. Arab Bank plc, which was heard in the Second Circuit earlier this week. The case is timely in light of the recent ABA resolution on Aérospatiale and foreign data protection laws. The claim in the case is the the Arab Bank, […]

  • Case of the Day: Nasr v. El-Harke

    The case of the day, Nasr v. El-Harke (Minn. Ct. App. 2011), involves recognition and enforcement of a Lebanese child custody order. Ordinarily I do not cover the child custody cases my Westlaw query captures, which generally arise under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. For one thing, there are […]