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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

Combination of Arbitration and Non-U.S. Choice of Law Provisions Contrary To Public Policy; Defendant Permitted To Stipulate to U.S. Law to Compel Arbitration
Posted on 7 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Alcalde v. Carnival Cruise Lines , Case No. 10-24457-Civ-Moore/Torres (S.D. Fla. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], is another in the line of recent cases struggling with the interplay between the... Read More

Ninth Circuit Reaffirms on Rehearing Its Rejection of District Court Dismissal on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By: Louis M. Solomon Carijano, et al. v. Occidental Petroleum Corp., et al. , No. 08-56187 (9th Cir. June 1, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] , is a decision on... Read More

Illinois Federal District Court Upholds ATS Claims Against Banks for Aiding and Abetting Genocide by Looting
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Holocaust Victims of Bank Theft v. Magyar Nemzeti Bank, et al., No. 10 C 1884 (N.D. Ill. May 2011), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] addresses motions to dismiss filed by international banking institutions... Read More

Another Court Permits “Indirect” Takings Claim To Proceed Against Non-U.S. Sovereign despite Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust v. Hungarian State Railways (HSR) , No. 10 C 868 (N.D. Ill. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], address claims against an instrumentality of the Government of... Read More