D. C. Federal Court Wrestles With Ancient Wire Transfers, Lost Deposit Accounts, And International Intrigue

LexisNexis (March 14, 2017, 8:22 AM EDT) -- A recent federal district court decision, involving the search for a Ukrainian family's long-lost assets, rejects any claims against a bank arising from an unauthorized wire transfer from a family deposit account in Florida, based on the principle of displacement and the one-year statute of repose found at UCC 4A-505.  With respect to claims against the bank arising out of deposits that remained in the account following the wire transfer, the court allowed a few claims to go forward but dismissed most other claims based upon...
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