Law­mak­ers OK law­suit bill for Holo­caust sur­vivors

The Washington Times Daily - - Politics -

A House panel has ap­proved leg­is­la­tion that would al­low Holo­caust sur­vivors to sue for­eign in­sur­ance com­pa­nies for ben­e­fits stem­ming from poli­cies con­fis­cated dur­ing the Nazi era.

The For­eign Af­fairs Com­mit­tee ap­proved the leg­is­la­tion by voice vote Wed­nes­day. It would al­low ag­ing sur­vivors ac­cess to U.S. courts and force com­pa­nies such as Ger­many’s Al­lianz SE and Italy’s As­si­cu­razioni Gen­er­ali to dis­close lists of poli­cies held

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