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Kazakhstan's new international financial center
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Kazakhstan
  • May 22 2015

In an effort to attract further investment into Kazakhstan, President Nursultan Nazarbayev on 19 May issued a decree (the "Financial Center Decree"



Forum non conveniens. District court grants Defendants' motion to dismiss on forum non conveniens grounds after determining that most of the purported unlawful activities and essential nonparty witnesses were located in Russia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Plaintiff manufactures and services flow-control systems for oil and gas companies. Defendants ITT Corp. ("ITT") and Gould Pumps Inc. ("GPI"), a


Foreign currency judgment. District court holds that, in a judgment for breach of contract, the exchange rate at the date of the breach applies, not the exchange rate at entry of judgment
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Plaintiff, a Norwegian company, filed a claim for breach of contract against a New York based defendant for failure to comply with a notice and


Section 1782. Use of Section 1782 in aid of arbitration. Magistrate Judge holds that Section 1782 may not be used in aid of private international arbitration
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

The controversy underlying this proceeding is the project for the expansion of the Panama Canal. When a dispute arose relating to that project, it


Arbitration. Confirmation of arbitral award. First Circuit affirms district court’s confirmation of arbitration award
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

First State Insurance Company (“First State”) entered into a number of reinsurance and retrocessional agreements with National Casualty Company


Hague Service Convention. Service by mail. New York State court holds that service by registered mail is not valid service under the Hague Service Convention
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

This case involved a surrogate’s court proceeding in New York in which a necessary party, the contingent remainder beneficiary, was located in Israel


Arbitration. Unconscionability. Eighth Circuit affirms district court’s order compelling individual arbitration
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

The individual plaintiffs were or are unit franchisees of Stratus Franchising, LLC (“Stratus”), a commercial cleaning business. Stratus sells master


Section 1782. District court denies motion to quash discovery for use in foreign proceedings
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • May 21 2015

Kate O’Keeffe (“O’Keeffe”) filed ex parte applications on September 18, 2014 for a court order to obtain discovery for use in foreign proceedings


Forum non conveniens. Forum selection clause. District court dismisses action on grounds of forum non conveniens due to existence of forum selection clause in underlying agreement pointing to courts of France
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Plaintiff Arial Technologies, LLC (“Arial”) and Defendant Aerophile S.A. (“Aerophile”) had concluded a contract in 2005 regarding the sale