Terrorism

The Second Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of National Westminster Bank in two actions seeking to hold it liable under the Antiterrorism Act of 1990 for providing banking services to a charitable organization with alleged ties to Hamas, finding that the plaintiffs could not show the bank was “knowingly providing substantial assistance to Hamas” or “generally aware that it was playing a role in Hamas’s acts of terrorism.”

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Regulatory Shift Favoring Payday Lenders Challenged by 8 Attorneys General

Standing up for vulnerable Americans whom the Covid-19 pandemic has brought to the brink, seven attorneys general joined New York’s top prosecutor Tuesday in a court challenge of interest rates that President Trump has allowed to go sky high, a boon for predatory payday lenders.

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