April 4, 2019
Final Approval of Settlement Granted in Marcos Human Rights Litigation
Kohn, Swift & Graf, P.C. is pleased to announce that U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real has granted Final Approval of a settlement over artwork formerly owned by Imelda Marcos in Estate of Ferdinand E. Marcos Human Rights Litigation.
A copy of Judge Real’s Order granting Final Approval can be found here.
Eligible claimants in the Philippines (those who submitted claim forms in both 1993 and 1999) will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on where and when they may come in person to receive payment of the Philippine Peso equivalent of USD$1,500. Eligible claimants residing outside the Philippines and in the United States will receive a letter in the mail with a check for $1,500 USD.
More information on the settlement and background of the Estate of Ferdinand E. Marcos Human Rights Litigation can be found here.