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Iran-Linked Charity Must Hand NYC Office Tower To Feds

Law 360 A New York federal judge granted a judgment handing more than $1 billion in real estate and cash from an Iranian-linked charity to the U.S. Government for sanctions violations on Wednesday, the same day the last of the private plaintiffs in the case agreed to a settlement with […]

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Thu Oct 5, 1:50pm

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Judge In $1B Iran Asset Fight Looks Ready To Push Forward

Law 360 An Iran-linked charity held liable to surrender its Midtown Manhattan office tower for sanctions violations said Thursday it believes such a punishment would violate a constitutional bar on excessive fines, but the judge overseeing the historic case displayed little desire to hold off on entering judgment pending that […]

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Sun Jul 9, 1:51pm

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Jury Rings Up Iran-Linked Charity In $1B Forfeiture Fight

Law 360 A Manhattan federal jury on Thursday held an Iran-linked charity extensively liable for violations of sanctions against the Middle Eastern power, tracing its proceeds to money laundering on the country’s behalf and dealing prosecutors a win in a decade-long civil forfeiture effort said to be the largest in […]

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Thu Jun 29, 1:51pm

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Coke Buyers Seek Class Cert. In ‘No Artificial Flavors’ MDL

Law 360 Consumers from six states on Friday asked a California federal judge to certify classes in multidistrict litigation accusing Coca-Cola Co. of misleading people about added preservatives and artificial flavors in its “Coke” products, while slamming a Coca-Cola expert who said it’s unlikely people buy Coke because they think […]

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Mon Jun 19, 1:52pm

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Judge Orders Cornell to Review Tenure Denial for ‘World-Class’ Professor

The Cornell Daily Sun A New York state judge ordered Cornell to reconsider the tenure application of Prof. Mukund Vengalattore, physics, last November.

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Thu May 25, 1:53pm