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CFTC Chair Opposes Proposed EU Cross-Border Legislation
CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo warned European Union regulators that the agency does not approve of and will oppose any proposed cross-border legislation that is conflicting or overly burdensome.
19 Oct 2018
Brazilian Oil And Gas Company Settles DOJ And SEC Foreign Bribery-Related Charges
A Brazilian oil and gas company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. ("Petrobras") agreed to settlements with the DOJ and SEC for misrepresentations of Petrobras's assets.
United States
3 Oct 2018
International Practice Law Blog, September 4, 2012
The drywall litigation, arising from the installation into U.S. homes of allegedly defective drywall from China, has included a great many noteworthy international practice issues.
United States
18 Sep 2012
Eleventh Circuit Finds Moot A Post-Judgment Challenge To A Confirmed Arbitral Award, Even When The Challenge Is Made In A Primary Jurisdiction Under The New York Convention
Ingaseosas International Co. v. Aconcagua Investing Ltd. involves an interesting application of the primary vs secondary jurisdiction doctrine under the New York Convention.
United States
11 Sep 2012
New York’s Highest Court Interprets Both State And Federal Antitrust Law And Limits Extraterritorial Application
Equitas arose from the Reconstruction and Renewal plan by the Names (the insurance underwriters) at Lloyd’s of London in 1996.
United States
31 Aug 2012
Ninth Circuit Reverses FSIA Exception; No Commercial Activity In The U.S. In Iraq’s Oil For Food Program
The case concerned alleged breaches of contracts between Cyprus-based oil brokerage companies and the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization, which had been selling oil through the Oil for Food Program.
United States
28 Aug 2012
Fourth Circuit Affirms Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-U.S. Defendants, Upholds Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Under The Copyright Act, And Reverses It Under The Lanham Act
Tire Engineering and Distribution, LLC et al. v. Shandong Linglong Rubber Company, Ltd. et al., No. 10-2271 (4th Cir. 2012), addresses several issues of international practice.
United States
24 Aug 2012
Fourth Circuit Weighs In On Circuit Split Concerning Whether State Insurance Statutes "Reverse Preempt" Arbitration Provisions In International Agreements
ESAB Group, Inc. v. Zurich Ins. PLC, et al., No. 11-1243 (4th Cir. 2012), recently weighed in on a matter that has split the Circuits and has given pause to international contract draftsmen and international dispute resolution practitioners: to what extent to international contracts containing mandatory arbitration provisions supercede contrary state (or even federal) law.
United States
23 Aug 2012
Eight Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms Dismissal Under The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
Community Finance Group, Inc., et al. v. Republic of Kenya, et al., No. 11-1816 (8th Cir. 2011), decided an FSIA case with practical implications for international dispute resolution practitioners.
United States
27 Jul 2012
Class Certification Granted For Claims Against Office Depot
Because of the importance to international practice generally of class or collective actions, on which we have posted with some frequency from time to time, we report on the decision in Provine, et al. v. Office Depot, Inc., No. C 11-00903 SI (N.D. Cal. 2012).
United States
20 Jul 2012
Arbitration Award Upheld By Second Circuit - Manifest Disregard Challenge Available - Sort Of
Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P., et al. v. The Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Bayou Group, L.P., et al., 10-5049-cv (lead) (2d Cir. 2012) (summary order), provides a summary of several important legal principles governing international dispute resolution.
United States
13 Jul 2012
FCPA Case Dismissed, But With Leave To Replead
Jonathan Strong v. Dean E. Taylor, et al. and Tidewater, Inc. (nominal Defendant), Civil Action No. 11-392 (E.D. La. 2012), addresses several international practice issues in the context of a motion to dismiss a derivative suit.
United States
13 Jul 2012
Seventh Circuit En Banc Affirms Denial Of Motion To Dismiss Direct Purchase Antitrust Claims Against Potash Cartel Members: Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act Clarified
Minn-Chem, Inc., et al. v. Agrium Inc., et al., No. 10-1712 (7th Cir. 2012) (en banc), is a decision of all the active sitting Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
United States
13 Jul 2012
New York's Highest Court Dismisses Complaint By French Asset Management Firm Alleging Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And Unlawful Interference With Contract
Oddo Asset Mgt. v. Barclays Bank PLC, et al., No. 126 (NY 2012), involves the application of state common law principles to an international transaction gone bad.
United States
5 Jul 2012
Court Continue To Show Resistance To Maintaining Under Seal Or In Confidence Documents And Information Used In Court Proceedings
We have posted previously on the growing reluctance of certain courts to maintain under seal the rulings of arbitral panels in international disputes.
United States
1 Jul 2012
District Courts Show Reluctance To Precluding Non-U.S. Expert Or Consultant Access To Even Highly Confidential Material Subject To U.S. Court Imposed Orders Of Confidentiality/Protective Orders
In complex commercial litigation generally, the questions typically arise concerning who can review or have access to the confidential documents or data of the adversary.
United States
28 Jun 2012
Another District Court Distinguishes Norex And Finds "Extraterritorial" Jurisdiction Under RICO
In Aluminum Bahrain B.S.C. v. Alcoa, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 8-299 (W.D. Pa. 2012), the District Court similarly analyzed claims under RICO.
United States
22 Jun 2012
Chevron Case Adds An Additional Venue, Canada; Plaintiffs Seek To Enforce Judgment There
A brief recap of where the parties are in this continuing saga.
United States
18 Jun 2012
ICSID Arbitration Ruling Decides Initial Jurisdictional Issues
Pacific Rim v El Salvador (ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12) is a recent decision by the International Centred for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
United States
15 Jun 2012
New York Court Enforces Non-U.S. Judgment Under Uniform Money Judgment Act Without Analysis Of Personal Jurisdiction Over The Defendant; Rejects Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC v. Saad Trading, Contracting & Financial Services Co., 652191/11 (Sup. Ct. N. Y. Cty. 2012), granted summary judgment in lieu of complaint — a streamlined and expeditious remedy — to domesticate and enforce a judgment from the U.K.
United States
11 Jun 2012
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