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Holland [2010] UKSC 51: Extracting a rationale for determining de facto directors
Posted on 14 Sep 2011 by David Gibbs

Last year the Supreme Court passed down its judgment on a matter regarding de facto directors. De facto directors are those who were either appointed defectively or were not appointed at all. Holland deals with this latter type of de facto director... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Basic Personal Jurisdiction Principles
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Finds No Specific or General Jurisdiction Over Non-U.S. Affiliates of Goodyear Last year's end-of-Term Supreme Court international practice case, Morrison v. National Australia Bank, No. 08-1191 (S. Ct. June 2010... Read More

New York Federal Court Confirms that Issue of Joinder/Consolidation Is for Arbitrator, Not the Court, Notwithstanding Stolt-Nielsen
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon In Safra Nat'l Bank (SNB) v. Penfold Investment Trading, Ltd. , 10 Civ. 8255 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 2011), the plaintiff sought an injunction to enjoin a AAA arbitration and sever Penfold's separate claims into separate arbitration... Read More

Justices: Child should have stayed in Chile
Posted on 17 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Texas mother illegally moved her son from Chile to the United States during a custody dispute with the boy's British father in the first test of the boundaries of an international child custody... Read More