Month: February 2011

  • Back from Vacation

    I’m back in Boston after ten days of much-needed vacation. Thanks to Kate Halloran for holding down the fort! There were two developments in the last week that I wanted to briefly note before picking up again with coverage of current cases: first, a new French decision in the Dallah case, and second, a mention of […]

  • Digest for February 23, 2011

    Pearl Seas Cruises, LLC v. Irving Shipbuilding Inc., 2011 WL 577333 (D. Conn.).  In an arbitration between Connecticut business registered in Marshall Islands (Pearl Sea Cruises LLC) and a Canadian shipbuilder, the arbitration panel issued a partial decision, leaving issues of regulatory compliance and damages for later proceedings.  Pearl Sea Cruises petitioned to vacate in […]

  • Disgest for February 18, 2011

    Sunseeker International Ltd v. Devers, 50 So.3d 715 (Fla. App. 4th Dist. Dec. 15, 2010).  English boat manufacturer sought review of denial of its motion to quash service of Florida complaint based on failure to comply with Hague Convention and Florida statute regarding service of foreign corporation.  The company had at one time been registered to […]

  • Case of the Day: Ingaseosas International v. Aconcagua Investing

    The case of the day, Ingaseosas Int’l Co. v. Aconcagua Inv. Ltd. (S.D. Fla. 2011), raises interesting questions of federal subject matter jurisdiction of motions to vacate awards made under the New York Convention. Ingaseosas and Aconcagua were both British Virgin Islands firms. They entered into a stock purchase agreement concerning shares in another BVI company […]

  • Guest Blogger Kate Halloran Takes The Helm

    I will be on vacation for a week or so, starting this Friday. My colleague Kate Halloran has graciously agreed to take the helm here at Letters Blogatory while I am away and to post digests of current US cases as they become available. Welcome, Kate! A little bit of other Letters Blogatory news: thanks […]