Financial Crime Financial Crime

Halkbank meets skepticism from appeals judges in fight over US jurisdiction

By Richard Vanderford
  • 18 Feb 2020 16:34
  • 18 Feb 2020 16:34
Turkish state-owned Halkbank, facing US charges for allegedly end-running sanctions on Iran, met with skepticism from judges as it argued it should be able to challenge the criminal case from afar.

The law as applied in New York doesn't appear to allow defendants to challenge jurisdiction without formally appearing in court,

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