Month: July 2013

  • Letters Blogatory Congratulates Christophe Bernasconi

    Letters Blogatory congratulates Christophe Bernasconi, the new Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Dr. Bernasconi, formerly deputy secretary general, took over from Hans van Loon on July 1. The Hague Conference does important work in developing the law and practice under existing conventions such as the Service, Evidence, and Apostille Conventions […]

  • Case of the Day: Latin American Theatrical Group v. Swen International Holding

    The case of the day is Latin American Theatrical Group, LLC v. Swen International Holding (C.D. Cal. 2013). Latin American filed a petition to confirm an arbitral award against Swen, a foreign corporation that had its offices in Panama. Latin American served process on Swen in Panama by mail. Panama is a party to the […]

  • Case of the Day: Cook v. Toidze

    The case of the day is Cook v. Toidze (D. Conn. 2013). Peter Cook, Thea Duell, Aleksandar Milosavlievic-Cook, Maya Toidze, Alexandre Ivankine, Tim Toidze, and Alexandre Avroutine were members of Maya’s Meals, LLC. Cook, Duell, and Milosavlievic sued the Toidzes, Ivankine, and Avroutine on their own behalf and derivatively on behalf of the LLC. The […]