NBP wins case from a New York court

KARACHI: NBP has won the case entitled Harold Brown Sr., et al vs NBP filed in the United States District Court, Southern District Court, Second Circuit, New York. NBP had filed a motion to dismiss which was vigorously contested through its US attorneys leading to the case against NBP being dismissed in its favour stated by Mehnaz Salar Head of Legal on Monday in a Press briefing held at NBP Head Office Karachi.
The Harold Brown case falsely alleged that NBP allowed money transfers which resulted in financing of terrorism against US persons in Afghanistan which may have amounted to an offence under the US Anti-Terrorism Act, as amended by the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The dismissal of the case has shown that the claim against NBP was without any legal basis.
NBP has historically remained committed to combating financial crime through compliance with local and international laws, regulations and international best practices with regards to Anti Money Laundering and Know Your Customer related matters. NBP shall continue its strong adherence to such laws and regulations.
NBP senior Management representatives including Head of International Banking Amjad Imran and Divisional head Mudassir Inamullah also present in the press briefing.