The AmLaw Daily | March 10, 2014, 7:56 PM
Refusal to Enjoin Custody Suits Predating Petitions to Repatriate Children Explained
The U.S. Supreme Court, increasingly drawn into disputes over international child abductions, ruled on Wednesday that a treaty's one-year period to demand return of a child cannot be extended because the abducting parent concealed the child's location.
The Delaware Supreme Court's Feb. 20 decision in an asbestos case brought by an Argentine widow against DuPont Co. is a hot topic in (Del. Supr. C.A. 669, 2012), upheld the dismissal of the asbestos case despite a vigorous dissent by Justice Carolyn Berger.
U.S. Sup. Ct. 12-13 An investment treaty (Treaty) between the United Kingdom and Argentina authorizes a party to submit a dispute “to the decision of the competent tribunal of the Contracting Party in whose territory the investment was made,” i.e., a local court, Art. 8(1); and permits arbitration, as …
The international arbitration community sat up and took notice when a recent decision issued by Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein from the Southern District of New York in the Pemex case ordered that an arbitration award that had been set aside by the Mexican courts could be enforced in the United States. The case was particularly noteworthy because there is only one other reported case in the United States--Chromalloy from 1996--which ordered the same result, albeit for different legal reasons.
A GC and an ex-regulator urge cooperating to fight corruption.
One of David Rosen's personal injury cases resolved for a confidential amount last fall. But the details that he can reveal are pretty fascinating. When Rosen got the case, his offices were in New Haven, about 10 miles away from where plaintiff Brenda Adelson was living in Hamden.
A round-up of legal news from ALM affiliated publications and news outlets around the country: Credit Suisse's chief executive hits back; regulators eye Bitcoin; Pfizer legal department shake-up continues.
The U.S. government is opposing efforts to enforce more than $14 million in sanctions against the Russian government in a dispute over the return of Jewish religious texts seized in the early 20th century.
A federal judge dismissed a class action claiming that oil companies Repsol SA and YPF SA misled shareholders about the possibility of YPF being nationalized by the Argentine government.