In a nearly full reversal of a 2015 lower court ruling, an appeals panel has ruled that Susan Kassapian, a principal administrative law judge from 2009-13, stated several claims that should survive the city’s motion to dismiss.
Rejecting an interpretation by the Appellate Division, First Department, the Court of Appeals found that a local Cayman Islands rule didn't require derivative suits against Cayman-based companies to visit the courts there first.
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