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Second Circuit Vacates Preliminary Injunction Entered In Favor Of Chevron against Ecuador Judgment, Staying Portion of District Court Case
Posted on 26 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon We have written on District Judge Kaplan's decision earlier this year - a 127-page decision preliminary enjoining enforcement, anywhere in the world, of an Ecuadorian judgment totaling $8.646 billion obtained by Lago ... Read More

New York Will Exercise Extraterritorial Jurisdiction over Assets Abroad To Satisfy U.S. Judgment
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

Assuming Requisite Personal Jurisdiction; Enforcement of Judgment Procedure Discussed JW Oilfield Equipment, LLC v. Commerzbank AG, No. 18 MS 0302 (PKC)(S.D.N.Y. Jan. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], makes a series... Read More

Class Action Raising Predominantly Non-U.S. Law Claims Dismissed on the Basis of Comity
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Toyota Motor Corp. Securities Litigation , cv 10-922 DSF (AJWx) (C.D. Cal. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], addressed claims asserted both under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act... Read More

Cartel Defendants Not Entitled To Rely on “Foreign Sovereign Compulsion” Defense to Antitrust Liability, Despite Official Statement that Conduct Was Compelled
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1738 (BMC)(JO) (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], addresses on summary judgment the Vitamin C cartel's arguments over the so-called "foreign... Read More

Spanish War Ship Sunk Since 1804, and Its Cargo, Immune from Suit in U.S. Under FSIA
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Odessey Marine Exploration, Inc. v. The Unidentified Shipwrecked Vessel, et al. , No. 10-10269 (11th Cir. Sept. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case... Read More

S.D.N.Y. Upholds Discovery of Non-U.S. Bank Branches, but Only after Hague Convention Procedures Are Utilized
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By: Louis M. Solomon Tiffany (NJ) LLC, et al. v. QI Andrew, et al. , 10 Civ. 9471 (S.D.N.Y. July 2011)(Mag. J. Peck) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], addresses international discovery issues and can serve as a refresher... Read More

UK High Court Upholds Freedom of Contract Over Public Policy Invalidation of “Anti-deprivation” Clauses in Standard Credit Default Swap Contract
Posted on 12 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Belmont Park Investments PTY Limited (Respondent) v. BNY Corporate Trustee Services Limited and Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc (Appellant) , 2011 UKSC 38 (Trinity Term July 2011), is a decision by the UK's Supreme... Read More

Second Circuit Reestablishes Attachments against Argentina
Posted on 5 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By: Louis M. Solomon Capital Ventures International (CVI) v. Republic of Argentina , Dkt. Nos. 10-4520-cv (Lead) (2d Cir. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law... Read More