Federal Judge Vacates Default Ruling, Finds Lack Of Jurisdiction

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on Nov. 21 vacated a default ruling entered against an Armenian citizen in relation to arbitration awards issued in a dispute over the purchase of shares in a gold mine, finding that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over him (Global Gold Mining LLC v. Vardan Ayvazian, No. 12-1847, S.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165757).

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