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Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Arbitration - An Alternative to Litigation for Dispute Resolution
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
Argentina filed a petition for writ of certiorari in US Supreme Court: what Argentina wants, when the Supreme Court will answer, and whether or not Argentina will get its day in the high Court.
On June 24, the Republic...more
On February 22, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated the smuggling and conspiracy convictions of two importers of allegedly tainted cheese products in the case of United States of America v. Yuri...more
This article generally demonstrates under what requirements the Korean courts recognize and enforce the foreign judgments....more
In This Issue:
- News From the Bench -
.. The en banc Court Speaks On Divided Infringement, But Not With One Voice.
.. Can Recent Conflicting Decision On The Patent Eligibility of Business Methods Be...more
Grundsätzlich ist zwischen der Anerkennung und der Vollstreckung ausländischer Gerichtsurteile in Belgien zu unterscheiden.
Die Frage der Anerkennung betrifft die Rechtskraft des Urteils in Belgien, wohingegen die Frage...more
Das Gericht erster Instanz in Turnhout (Belgien) erließ am 06. März 2008 ein beachtliches Urteil im Zusammenhang mit der Anwendung der Europäischen Verordnung Nr. 1206/2001 des Rates vom 28. Mai 2001 über die Zusammenarbeit...more
Das belgische Gerichtssystem ist durch einen zweistufigen Aufbau gekennzeichnet:
Grundsätzlich kann gegen jedes erstinstanzliche Urteil Berufung erhoben werden.
It is a fact of life in the modern world that manufacturers and distributors of products often do business in multiple jurisdictions, across multiple borders. A product manufactured in one country, can be distributed and sold...more
Section 2(a)(iii) of every standard International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master Agreement provides in relevant part that a non-defaulting party does not have to perform so long as any event of default or...more
MIRKO CARREA, on behalf of himself and those similarly situated v. DREYER’S GRAND ICE CREAM, INC., No. 11-15263 (9th Cir. 2012), is a recent decision from the Ninth Circuit affirming a dismissal of a putative class action for...more
Chevron Corp. v. Hugo Gerardo Camacho Naranjo, et al., No. 11-1150-cv(L), is the Second Circuit’s decision explaining its ruling ealier in 2011 to reverse the District Court’s grant of a preliminary injunction...more
We have posted several times on the U.S. aspects of the international dispute between Chevron and the plaintiffs from Ecuador suing for environmental contamination. We have followed the Southern District’s decision granting...more
Audio Visual Concepts, Inc. v. Smart Technologies, ULC, et al., Civil No. 11-1551 (JAG-CVR) (D. P. R. 2011), addresses the issue of the staging or sequencing the resolution of disputes pending in an international arbitration...more
A U.S. Federal Court has ruled that existing law does not allow U.S. companies to seek relief against imported goods from China that benefit from Chinese government subsidies.
Any company involved in U.S.-China trade may...more
Recent decisions by appellate courts in Canada and the United States highlight the sharp conflict in judicial application of the statutory "utility" requirements under the patent laws of those countries. The decisions...more
A New York federal court ruled last week that Chevron could continue to pursue its effort to overturn a questionable $18 billion judgment against the company in Ecuadorean court. Chevron Corp. v. Salazar et al., No....more
In this post from last November, I mentioned two New Jersey decisions applying New Jersey law rather than the law of the state of incorporation. Krzastek v. Global Resource Industrial & Power, Inc., No. A-1815-06T2 (N.J....more
Latin America, long considered the backyard of the United States, is one of the most important markets for U.S. manufacturers and distributors. But as they strive to achieve their business goals, U.S. companies need to be...more
Seit dem 12. Dezember 2008 sind in Belgien die Vorschriften
zum Europäischen Mahnverfahren in Kraft getreten. Dies ist die Folge der Verordnung (EG) Nr. 1896/2006 des Rates und des Europäischen Parlaments vom 12. Dezember...more
In the litigation captioned In Re the Marriage of Natalija and Nikolai Solomon Lyustiger, 2009 DJDAR 14245 (2009) the Third District Court of Appeal decided an action based on the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition...more
Enforcement of a U.S. or international judgment in Canada requires expert knowledge of Canadian law and procedure.
Courts in Ontario, Canada, which includes the Greater Toronto Area, are receptive to the enforcement of...more
Igor Ellyn, Senior Partner of Ellyn Law LLP Business Litigation and Arbitration Lawyers, Toronto, Canada, reviews the Ontario cases involving arbitration clauses.
In Canadian courts, arbitration agreements are broadly...more
This article addresses some procedural problems which may arise in the recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award under the Model Law and potential jurisdictional and limitation period challenges to a foreign...more
Since Canada adopted the U.N. Convention on the International Sale of Goods (the CISG) in 1992, international sales practitioners have been patiently waiting for a corpus of Canadian case law to develop. The slow pace of...more
Following the 2003 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Beals v. Saldanha, where jurisdiction simpliciter is otherwise established, the only available defences to a domestic defendant seeking to have a Canadian court refuse...more