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Dozens of insurance carriers sued Al Rajhi Bank, a Saudi Arabian bank, asserting that it aided and abetted al Qaeda’s terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reversed a district court’s decision dismissing a lawsuit filed by dozens of insurance companies against a Saudi bank alleging its “specific intent to further terrorism in the United States” in connection with the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and ruled that the lawsuit may proceed.

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Steven A. Meyerowitz

Steven A. Meyerowitz, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the founder and president of Meyerowitz Communications Inc., a law firm marketing communications consulting company. Mr. Meyerowitz is the Director of the Insurance Coverage Law Center and editor-in-chief of journals on insurance law, banking law, bankruptcy law, energy law, government contracting law, and privacy and cybersecurity law, among other subjects. He may be contacted at smeyerowitz@meyerowitzcommunications.com.

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