A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday set a March 2021 trial date in the criminal case accusing Halkbank of helping Iran evade billions of dollars in U.S. economic sanctions, rejecting a bid by the Turkish state-run bank to delay the proceedings until 2022.
The order, from U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York, was in line with a request by federal prosecutors to try the closely watched case early next year, following months of legal wrangling with the bank’s defense attorneys.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]