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Sovereign Wealth Funds – Preserving Sovereign Immunity
In order to minimize the risk of litigation arising from investments in the United States, sovereign wealth funds ("SWFs") should take care to avoid inadvertent or unnecessary waiver
United States
22 Jul 2019
The US Supreme Court Finds That International Organizations' Immunity Is On Par With That Of Foreign Governments
Petitioners claim that the power plant polluted the air, land, and water in the surrounding area.
United States
3 Apr 2019
Sovereign Litigation In Latin America: Top Five Issues To Think Of When Doing Business With A Latin American Country
"We are in the soup" exclaimed, federal judge Thomas Griesa, referring to Argentina allegedly defaulting on its sovereign bonds. And so we are.
28 Aug 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Decision In Michigan V. Bay Mills Indian Community Et Al.
The Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision with implications for Tribal-State relations and the resolution of disputes under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
United States
30 May 2014
Space Launch Market Truly Worldwide in Scope
On April 23, 2004, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida partially granted defendant aircraft manufacturer's motion to dismiss on the grounds that, although plaintiffs stated a relevant market, neither a company's officers nor an employee of its competitor, could enter into a conspiracy to monopolize.
United States
2 Jul 2004
Clarett Scores Antitrust Touchdown: Clears Path to NFL
The National Football League ("NFL") failed to persuade the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to stay its decision invalidating the league's eligibility rule for the NFL player draft (Clarett v. Nat'l Football League, S.D.N.Y., No. 03 Civ. 7441 (SAS), 2/11/04).
United States
28 Jun 2004
Dismissal of Price Fixing Claim Affirmed by 11th Circuit
According to a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Prewitt Enterprises, Inc. v. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, 11th Cir., No. 03-11580, 12/18/03), there are no means available under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("FRCP") to serve the Austrian headquarters of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ("OPEC") with a complaint of illegal price fixing, absent the consent of OPEC.
United States
21 Jun 2004
Tortilla Slotting Fees Tested -- Verdict For Defendant
On December 23, in a strongly worded opinion, United States District Judge, Kenneth M. Hoyt of the Southern District of Texas (Houston Division), granted defendant's motion for summary judgment and dismissed plaintiffs' antitrust case (El Aguila Food Products Inc. v. Grama Corp., S.D. Tex., No. H-03-0427, 12/24/03).
United States
21 Jun 2004
Medimmune v. Genentech: Noerr-Pennington Doctrine Applies to Patent Settlement And PTO Proceedings
Noerr-Pennington doctrine immunizes petitioning conduct protected by the First Amendment from the antitrust laws.
United States
15 Jun 2004
7th Circuit Dispenses Claim Against Seller of Coupon Dispensers
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on January 9 - in an opinion by Judge Easterbrook - rung up a "no sale" for the antitrust claim by a seller of "atshelf" coupon dispensers against its much larger competitor.
United States
15 Jun 2004
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