Full list of lawsuits


 
 

Arab Bank

First major civil counter-terrorism lawsuit on behalf of U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizen victims of terrorist attacks against the Arab Bank, the largest bank in the Middle East. Settled on terms (under seal) beneficial to the American plaintiffs.  Litigation is continuing on behalf of the non-American victims.


 

U.S. Embassy Bombing

Lawsuit against the Republic of Sudan and the Islamic Republic of Iran and others for their complicity in the Al Qaeda attacks that were critical to the execution of the 1998 embassy bombings.


Iraq War Fund

Lawsuit on behalf of over 2500 U.S. Vets, Gold Star Families and civilians who were injured, disabled, or killed in Iraq as a result of foreign banks that illegally financed Iran and/or Iranian sponsored terrorists.


 

Holy Land Foundation

Lawsuit on behalf of victims of Hamas terrorist attacks against Muhammad Salah, the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, the American Muslim Society, and the Quranic Literacy Institute for illegally funding the specially designated global terrorist/foreign terrorist organization Hamas.


Natwest

Lawsuit alleging that National Westminster Bank knowingly provided material support and financial services to an entity in the UK designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the U.S.


 

Chemical Weapons Case

Lawsuits in France and Iraq against the corporations and key managers, who conspired with, aided/abetted and were complicit in the genocidal attacks with chemical weapons by the Saddam Hussein regime, killing and injuring tens of thousands of Kurds. The defendants knowingly and intentionally constructed, supplied and weaponized nerve and mustard gas for the Saddam regime, continuing to supply such unlawful weapons from at least 1984 to 1988, while the regime was conducting its genocidal campaigns.

Credit Lyonnais SA

Lawsuits alleging that Credit Lyonnais SA knowingly provided material support and financial services to an entity in France which was designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the U.S.


 

BNP Paribas/Al Shamal

Lawsuit against BNP Paribas S.A. and Al Shamal Islamic Bank alleging conspiring and supporting Al Qaeda and the Republic of Sudan in their perpetration of the deadly 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings.

Chevron Corporation

Lawsuit against Chevron Corporation alleging its funding and complicity in 22 suicide bombing attacks in Israel during 2000-2002.


 

El Paso Energy

Settled lawsuit (on terms beneficial to plaintiffs – settlement under seal) against El Paso Energy Corporation and Oscar Wyatt Jr. for illegally, clandestinely transferring tens of millions in dollars to Saddam Hussein knowing, or willfully blind to the fact, that Saddam and his regime were designated terrorists and was using illicit funds to pay $25,000 to the families of suicide bombers. We were able to trace such payments to the families of terrorists who perpetrated over 50 suicide bombing attacks.

 


Lawsuits initiated by MM~LAW on behalf of victims vs:

  • Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC Holdings Plc., Commerzbank AG, Barclays Bank Plc., BNP Paribas SA., Standard Chartered Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc., Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, and Crédit Suisse AG, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran (a/k/a Central Bank of Iran), Bank Melli, National Iranian Oil Company, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and Iranian Ministry of Intelligence & Security, U.S. District Court foe the District of Columbia.

  • TUI AG (f/k/a Preussag AG), Karl Kolb GmbH & Co., Heberger Bau AG, Groupe Protec SA, De Dietrich Process Systems SA, Melspring International BV, General Mediterranean Holding, Kredietbank Luxembourg (successor to Banque COntinentale du Luxembourg, Frans van Anraat, Hans Melcher, Salah Majid and Nadhmi Shakir Auchi (alias Nadhmi Shakir Awji), Civil Court for the District of Halabja Governorate, Kurdish Region of Iraq.

  • Arab Bank Plc, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Republic of Sudan, Islamic Republic of Iran et al. U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • El Paso Energy Corp ., Oscar Wyatt et al. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • Bank Saderat Plc., Islamic Republic of Iran et al., U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • French suppliers of Chemical Weapons to the Saddam Hussein Regime, le Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris, France

  • Chevron Corporation, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • BNP Paribas S.A., al-Shamal Islamic Bank, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Lawsuits in which MM~LAW participates on behalf of its clients vs:

  • Credit Lyonnais SA, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • National Westminster Bank Plc, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Lawsuits in which MM~LAW provided substantial assistance:

  • Boim v. Holy Land Foundation et al., US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

  • CBSP v. Simon Wiesenthal Center, Le Grand Tribunal De Paris; Court of Cassation, France, and before the European Court of Human Rights

  • Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp v. Wall Street Journal Europe SPRL, High Court of Justice, London UK, and before the House of Lords