State and Local Governments Consider 90 Day Moratorium on Swiss Nazi Gold Issues

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
37-38
Abstract: 
On December 8, 1997, following a conference in New York of interested state and local governments and interested victims and their representatives concerning reparations for Holocaust victims, key government officials and Edgar M. Bronfman, President of the World Jewish Congress, supported a ninety-day moratorium on sanctions imposed on Swiss banks, in order to facilitate a settlement with the heirs of Holocaust victims... [more]