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District court rules that plaintiff's "public policy" defense is not a legitimate defense under the New York Convention at the arbitration-enforcement stage, and grants defendant's motion to compel arbitration

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

Plaintiff Micko Azavedo, an Indian citizen, sued Defendant Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. ("Royal Caribbean") claiming that he was injured while

District court dismisses suit for lack of diversity jurisdiction where American citizen residing in Germany produced evidence sufficient to rebut the presumption that he was domiciled in Pennsylvania

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Plaintiff Carolyn Freidrich brought suit against Defendant Thomas Davis in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging

Yale University granted summary judgment on defendant’s counterclaims related to Yale’s possession of van Gogh’s The Night Cafe because court found the act of state doctrine precluded any challenge to Yale’s lawful ownership of the painting.

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Defendant’s great-grandfather was an art collector in Russia during the early 20th century. When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they

Fifth Circuit allows personal jurisdiction over a Chinese drywall manufacturer based on the actions of its wholly-owned subsidiary

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Defendants-Appellants are two Chinese companies that manufacture and sell drywall: Taishan Gypsum Company, Limited (“TG”) and Tai’an Taishan

Second Circuit Court of Appeals finds that Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations statute can apply extraterritorially and that the European Community qualifies as a "foreign state" for purposes of federal diversity jurisdiction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The European Community and twenty-six of its member states sued RJR Nabisco ("RJR") under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations statute

Kentucky court rules that it can set aside order compelling arbitration after the arbitrator has rendered a final decision if there is insufficient proof of a valid arbitration agreement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

James Taylor sued Chase Bank for damages alleging that the bank had violated the Uniform Commercial Code when it failed to pay or return a

District court grants motion for a protective order over written and oral statements made regarding an auto collision in Nevada, on the ground that the statements made in British Columbia, Canada were privileged under Canadian law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 29 2014

In a case involving a car accident in Nevada, Defendant brought a motion for a protective order over written and oral statements that Defendant made

Second Circuit holds that the district court had jurisdiction to hear the case because Plaintiff’s claims arose out of a foreign financial operation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Robert E. Wilson, III appealed from the dismissal of his claims against Citibank, N.A. And all related Citibank entities (the “Citibank Defendants”

District court compels arbitration of maritime contract dispute after respondent failed to appoint its arbitrator and failed to participate in the instant judicial proceeding

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The parties entered into two "charter parties," which are contracts by which ship owners lease their vessels to merchants. Each charter party

District court grants German company leave to obtain discovery for use in German litigation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782.

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Germany, USA
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  • July 29 2014

In 2012, IPCom filed a patent infringement action against Apple in Germany. As a part of that litigation, IPCom requested that Apple produce several