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Families of 911 Victims Press for Payment of Awards from Default Judgment against Iran

New York, NY (October 16, 2020) -- Thousands of plaintiffs in In Re Terrorist Attacks, the suit by the families of 9/11 victims seeking redress from countries, organizations and individuals who provided material aid to al Qaeda, are pressing for payment from the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (VSST) for awards the Fund has allocated stemming from default judgments obtained against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iran was first served in the litigation, which also names the Kingd

Coop and Condo Boards Bracing for a COVID19 Halloween

Habitat Magazine

What’s the scariest thing about October? Ghosts? Goblins? Voter suppression? Surprising no one, the real answer is the threat that has been bedeviling New York since March: COVID-19. 

After all that the novel coronavirus pandemic has taken from us this year, it’s now set to disrupt kids’ favorite fall activity, trick-or-treating. Many families are reconsidering the safety of visiting dozens of buildings and interac

How BitMEX Criminal Charges Could Impact Bitcoin and DeFi: Top Crypto Legal Experts Weigh In


Stephen Palley and Preston Byrne joined Nathaniel Whittemore, host of podcast Breakdown NLW on Coindesk October 2 to discuss the specific complaints against BitMEX, one of the world's major cryptocurrency exchanges and the implications for bitcoin and other industry areas such as decentralized finance.

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Anderson Kill Recalls Justice Ginsburg’s First Opinion as a Supreme Court Justice

In mourning the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anderson Kill recalls the first case for which Justice Ginsburg wrote for the majority of the Supreme Court.  On October 12, 1993, one of Anderson Kill’s founding shareholders, Larry Kill, argued on behalf of the plaintiff in John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Harris Trust and Savings Bank