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Supreme Court Clarifies the Scope of Application of Commercial Activity Exception to Foreign Sovereign Immunity

USA - December 7 2015 On December 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs1 a case presenting important questions...

Charlene C. Sun.


Recent New York decisions Bolster right to broad discovery in aid of judgments

USA - October 14 2015 New York is a key venue for the enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, and two recent decisions concerning post-judgment discovery demonstrate...

Nilufar Hossain, Charlene C. Sun.


Inconsistent rulings by U.S. courts concerning ICSID enforcement create uncertainty for foreign energy and oil & gas investors

USA - August 21 2015 The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of other States (the “ICSID Convention”) has become a critical...

Charlene C. Sun.


Recent decisions illustrate disagreement among U.S. courts in enforcing ICSID awards

USA, Global - August 19 2015 The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the "ICSID Convention") has become a critical...

Charlene C. Sun.


U.S. Supreme Court decisions clarify post-judgment remedies against foreign sovereigns

USA, Argentina - June 19 2014 On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions in Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., one of the many cases to have arisen...

Charlene C. Sun.