Region: Jordan

Arab Bank continues to litigate a terrorist financing case it has already settled

Arab Bank’s lawyers claim that payments it processed to Hamas can’t be tied to specific terrorist attacks, despite already settling with a 527-person group of victims and their estates.

26 May 2017

GSK hires litigator in London

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, which is currently investigating potential misconduct in countries including Poland, Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, has hired litigation partner Antonio Suarez-Martinez from Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, Legal Business reports.

27 November 2014

Jordan asks US court to consider Arab Bank appeal

The Jordanian government has asked a federal court in New York to allow Arab Bank to appeal against a conviction that it was responsible for helping terrorists carry out attacks in Israel, according to court documents.

07 November 2014

Arab Bank could pay billions in terrorism case

Arab Bank, which was found liable for knowingly supporting terrorism on 22 September, could pay billions of dollars in damages according to Columbia Law School professor John Coffee, quoted in The New York Times.

25 September 2014

GSK bribery allegations spread to five countries

UK pharmaceuticals company GlaxoSmithKline is investigating allegations of bribery in Jordan and Lebanon, the company confirmed in a statement yesterday.

17 April 2014

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