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Claim Alleging Derivative Possession of Good Allegedly “Taken” in Violation of International Law Still Precluded by FSIA
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

by Louis M. Solomon We discuss briefly the final installment (in the District Court) of the attempt to recover possession of a Van Gogh drawing allegedly sold away from the plaintiff's great-grandmother "under duress during the Nazi era in... Read More

District Court in Eleventh Circuit Deepens the Circuit Conflict By Upholding Alien Tort Statute Claims Against Corporate Defendant
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon In re Chiquita Brands Int'l, Inc. Alient Tort Statute and Shareholder Derivative Litigation , Case No. 08-01916 (S.D.Fla June 2011), [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] is multidistrict... Read More