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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Jewish_Congress_lawsuit_against_Swiss_banks

Starting in 1995, the World Jewish Congress (WJC) began negotiations on behalf of various Jewish organizations with Swiss banks and the Swiss government over dormant Jewish World War II bank accounts. Led by Edgar Bronfman, the heir to the Seagram's fortune, the WJC entered a class-action in Brooklyn, NY ...

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Jul 10, 2013 ... Recorded on March 02, 2000. Appearing: Speaker: Luc Thevenoz, University of Geneva Law Faculty, Commissioner of Swiss Dormant Bank Accounts Commission; intro...

www.avotaynu.com/holocaustlist

Almost any Jew (or their heirs) who lost assets or suffered during World War II may have a claim to the $1.25 billion compensation fund established by the Swiss banks. Potential categories of claims include: Those with Swiss bank accounts; Individuals who had valuables that the Germans looted or removed during World ...

www.cnn.com/WORLD/9707/23/swiss.banks/index.html

Swiss banks publish dormant WWII-era accounts. names. $15 million more found that may belong to Nazi victims. July 23, 1997. Web posted at: 8:14 a.m. EDT ( 1214 GMT). ZURICH, Switzerland (CNN) -- Hoping to shed light on what happened to missing assets of Holocaust victims and help heirs recover what's due them, ...

history-switzerland.geschichte-schweiz.ch/holocaust-looted-jewish-assets.html

Dormant Accounts. Switzerland has been critized for the financial services provided by Swiss banks and insurance companies to Nazi Germany before and during World War II in three major points: looted assets, transactions with stolen gold and lack of cooperation with the legal heirs of dormant accounts. Did Switzerland ...

world.time.com/2013/03/21/a-new-lease-on-life-for-the-mysterious-lost-bank-accounts-of-switzerland

Mar 21, 2013 ... The new time limit is longer than allowed in most other countries, which liquidate dormant accounts after five to 30 years. And while the deadline is part of larger reforms of the banking sector, it is born out of the scandal that erupted in the 1990s over the dormant World War II accounts stashed in Swiss ...

www.unclaimedassets.com/SWISS.htm

In July of 1997, the Swiss Banker's Association published a list of dormant accounts originally opened by non-Swiss citizens. These accounts had been dormant since the end of World War II (May 9, 1945). Most belonged to Holocaust victims. Go to: http://www.dormantaccounts.ch. In October of 1997, SBA published a ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/nazis/etc/cron.html

October 5, 1996, Gizella Weisshaus, a Holocaust survivor, files the first U.S.class action lawsuit against Swiss banks for an account opened during World War II. October 16, 1996, Senator D'Amato holds a second hearing on the Swiss Holocaust accounts. October 18, 1996, A second class action suit is filed in The U.S. ...

scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1215&context=bjil

Sep 30, 2001 ... sium on "Fifty Years in the Making: World War II Reparation and Restitution ... 2. INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE OF EMINENT PERSONS, REPORT ON DORMANT AccouNTs OF. VIcTIMS OF NAZI PERSECUTION IN Swiss .... Holocaust-era dormant accounts.2 6 As counsel for the Volcker Commission put it:.