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Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi Sues DFS And Alleges That DFS Has No Investigatory Or Enforcement Authority Over It Since It Is Now...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On November 7, 2017, in the midst of a pending examination by, and implementation of previously agreed upon consent orders with, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ...more

New York and English Courts Issue Similar Joint Memoranda on the Enforcement of Money Judgments with Dubai Courts

The March 23, 2015 Memorandum of Guidance issued jointly by the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY Court) follows the same pattern...more

Holiday pay: the verdict

by DLA Piper on

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today handed down judgment in the closely observed holiday pay appeals in Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Wood and others; and Amec Group Ltd v Law and others (the...more

Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: Argentina Seeks Supreme Court Review

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

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

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in South Korea

by Wonil Chung on

This article generally demonstrates under what requirements the Korean courts recognize and enforce the foreign judgments....more

King & Spalding's Intellectual Property Newsletter - October 2012

by King & Spalding on

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

Vollstreckung - Anerkennung und Vollstreckbarkeit ausländischer Gerichtsurteile in Belgien

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

Prozessrecht Beweisaufnahmeverordnung - Die Zwangsvollstreckungproblematik von ausländischen Entscheidungen zur Erteilung eines...

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

Verfahren und Prozessrecht - Verfahren vor Zivil- und Handelsgerichten in Belgien

Das belgische Gerichtssystem ist durch einen zweistufigen Aufbau gekennzeichnet: Grundsätzlich kann gegen jedes erstinstanzliche Urteil Berufung erhoben werden. ...more

Van Breda: The Supreme Court of Canada Provides Clarity to Canadian Conflict of Laws Rules

by Field Law on

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

UK Judgment Validates ISDA Master Agreement Performance Suspension Provision

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

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action; Federal Preemption and “Implausible” Claims

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

Second Circuit Explains Its Decision Reversing the Grant of Injunction To Enforce $18 Billion Award Against Chevron

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

Ecuador Appellate Court Affirms Judgment Against Chevron

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

Federal Arbitration Act Preempts State Law; Action Stayed Pending Arbitration In Canada Under Canadian Law

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

New Court Ruling Renders U.S. Anti-Subsidy Law Inapplicable to China

by McDermott Will & Emery on

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

Chevron Suit Proceeds: Ecuador Plaintiffs' Judicial Estoppel Motion Rejected

by Dechert LLP on

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

Another Fissure In The Internal Affairs Doctrine?

by Allen Matkins on

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

Anti-Suit Injunction: An Important Self-Protection Tool for U.S. Companies Doing Business in Latin America

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

Internationales Privatrecht Inkasso - Zahlungsbefehl

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

Foreign Court Order Ruled Unenforceable: Court Nullifies Award of Attorneys Fees

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

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 Foreign Judgments in Canada - 2009 Developments

by Ellyn Law LLP on

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

Canadian litigants battle over scope of arbitration clauses seeking juridical advantages

by Ellyn Law LLP on

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

'Winning is Only Half the Battle': Procedural Issues Relating to the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

by Antonin Pribetic on

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

Case Comment: All Quiet on the CISG Front - Guiliani v. Invar Manufacturing, the Battle of the Forms, and the Elusive Concept of...

by Antonin Pribetic on

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

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