No. 14-770.

136 S.Ct. 1310 (2016)

194 L. Ed. 2d 463

BANK MARKAZI, aka Central Bank of Iran, Petitioner v. Deborah PETERSON, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 20, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David M. Lindsey , Andreas A. Frischknecht , Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York, NY, Jeffrey A. Lamken , Robert K. Kry , Lauren M. Weinstein , Sarah J. Newman , MoloLamken LLP, Washington, DC, for Petitioner.

Liviu Vogel , Salon Marrow Dyckman , Newman & Broudy LLP, New York, NY, James P. Bonner , Patrick L. Rocco , Patrick L. Rocco , Susan M. Davies , Stone Bonner & Rocco LLP, New York, NY, Theodore B. Olson , Matthew D. McGill , Jonathan C. Bond , Lochlan F. Shelfer , Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC, Ashley E. Johnson , Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Dallas, TX, Shale D. Stiller , Richard M. Kremen , Dale K. Cathell , DLA Piper US LLP (US), Baltimore, MD, Keith Martin Fleischman , Fleischman Law Firm, New York, NY, Douglass A. Mitchell , Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Las Vegas, NV, Noel J. Nudelman , Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, P.C., Washington, DC, Steven R. Perles , Perles Law Firm, P.C., Washington, DC, Thomas Fortune Fay , Fay Kaplan Law, P.A., Washington, DC, Suzelle M. Smith , Dan Howarth , Howarth & Smith (LA), Los Angeles, CA, Curtis C. Mechling , James L. Bernard , Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, NY, for Respondents.

A provision of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, 22 U.S.C. § 8772, makes available for postjudgment execution a set of assets held at a New York bank for Bank Markazi, the Central Bank of Iran. The assets would partially satisfy judgments...


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