WASHINGTON - House Banking Committee chairman Henry B. Gonzalez has scheduled a hearing for next Thursday to review a request for immunity by a key figure in the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal.

Sheikh Zayed, the emir of Abud Dhabi, was the principal shareholder in BCCI. Shareholders of First American Bankshares, which BCCI sercretly controlled, lost their investment after the bank collapsed and want to name him in a lawsuit.

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