Last January, Austria joined Germany and the Swiss banks in signing a Holocaust reparations agreement. Relatively little noticed, the Austrian settlement deserves great recognition. Among its distinctive features is that it permits the return of specific items of property, including...
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Barry A. Fisher
October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm
February 25, 1999 | 7:00 pmLast month, the major private Swiss banks signed an agreement to implement the $1.25 billion fund to pay to survivors of Nazi-era crimes or their heirs. So far, this is the only major settlement in the raft of cases -- some 28 to date, with more to be filed shortly -- that seek...