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Case of the Day: Core VCT plc v. Hensley

The case of the day is Core VCT plc v. Hensley (D.D.C. 2015). Core VCT and Core VCT IV plc, both of which were English public limited companies with their principal places of business in London, sued James Hensley in the High Court. They obtained a default judgment there, and they brought an action for recognition of the judgment in the District of Columbia. Hensley moved to dismiss for want of subject-matter jurisdiction. The magistrate judge recommended dismissal, and Core VCT objected.
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Belfast Project: Court of Appeal Rejects Rae’s Argument

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed Winston “Winkie” Rae’s application to quash the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions to seek to obtain Rae’s Belfast Project interview tapes by way of an MLAT request to the United States. While it does not seem the judgment has yet been published, the court has published a summary that explains the main points.
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