Month: November 2014

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Letters Blogatory wishes all its American readers a happy Thanksgiving! I’m on break until Monday.

  • Case of the Day: Kumkang Valve Manufacturing Co. v. Enterprise Products

    The case of the day is Kumkang Valve Manufacturing Co. v. Enterprise Products Operating LLC (Tex. Ct. App. 2014). Enterprise purchased 1,000 high-pressure valuves from Kumkang, a Korean firm, for use in its gas-processing plants in Colorado and Wyoming. The valves failed, and Enterprise paid $11 million to replace them. Enterprise sued Kumkang in 2007 […]

  • Letters Blogatory Makes The 2014 Blawg 100

    Readers, thank you for nominating Letters Blogatory again for the ABA’s 2014 Blawg 100 list. I’m grateful to you and to the ABA Journal’s editors for helping me bring attention to the wide, wide world of international judicial assistance. For new readers, welcome! I hope you’ll stick around for my regular features:

  • Lago Agrio: My Prediction

    Readers, only one of you was foolhardy brave enough to take a guess about the outcome of the Second Circuit RICO appeal. That’s okay. Here for what it is worth is my prediction. Before giving it, a word of explanation is in order. I am not using any particular methodology, and I am not going […]

  • Case of the Day: DHL Global Forwarding Management Latin America v. Pfizer

    The case of the day is DHL Global Forwarding Management Latin America, Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2014). DHL Global and DHL Logistics Brasil Ltda sued Itau Seguros, S.A., Pfizer, Pfizer Global Trading, and Laboratorios Pfizer Ltda, seeking a declaratory judgment regarding the extent of DHL’s liability for a partially rejected shipment of pharmaceuticals. Itau, […]