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District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention and denies petition to vacate for, inter alia, manifest disregard and violation of public policy

USA - October 28 2019 Superior Energy Services Columbia S.A.S. V. Premium Petroleum Services S. De R.L., No. 18-cv-7704 (S.D.N.Y. June 28, 2019) [click for opinion]…

Grant Hanessian

District court stays action to confirm foreign arbitral award under New York Convention after finding state-owned entity subject to court’s jurisdiction under FSIA

USA - September 16 2019 Devas Multimedia Private Ltd. v. Antrix Corp. Ltd., No. C18-1360-TSZ (W.D. Wash. Apr. 16, 2019) Devas Mutlimedia Private Ltd. (“Devas”) brought an…

Grant Hanessian

Arbitration. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Forum Non Conveniens. District court stays action to confirm foreign arbitral award under New York Convention after finding state-owned entity subject to court's jurisdiction under FSIA.

USA - July 19 2019 Devas Mutlimedia Private Ltd. ("Devas") brought an action to confirm a foreign arbitral award issued against Antrix Corp. Ltd. ("Antrix"), an entity…

U.S.: District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention despite pending set aside proceedings as to damages portion of the award in the arbitral seat.

USA - July 8 2019 Respondents Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. De C.V. And GCC Latinoamérica, S.A. De C.V. (together, “GCC”) are Mexican entities that supply cement…

Grant Hanessian

U.S.: District court grants application for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in aid of foreign arbitration, criminal and liquidation proceedings.

USA - April 16 2019 Applicants were investors in a group of Mauritius private-equity funds that were formed to invest in Indian real estate. Beginning in 2015, applicants…

Grant Hanessian