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Société Générale disputes Helms-Burton claim citing jurisdictional overreach

By Sam Fry

30 October 2019

Société Générale disputes Helms-Burton claim citing jurisdictional overreach Credit: istock.com / Roman Tiraspolsky

Société Générale is attempting to throw out a $792 million lawsuit brought against it under the Helms-Burton Act for allegedly trafficking in assets seized by Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolutionary government.