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July 10, 1998
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New York will begin slapping penalties on European insurance companies that fail to resolve wartime claims of Holocaust survivors. The bill, which also eases standards for substantiating the claims, was signed into law by N.Y. Gov. George Pataki some 10 months after he opened an office in Manhattan to help survivors recover assets withheld by Swiss banks or by European insurers.

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