In re Application of Kegel
The case is In re Application of Kegel (D.N.D. 2014). Adam Kegel was the plaintiff in a class action pending in Montreal, Kegel v. National Bank of Canada. He made an application to the district court in North Dakota under § 1782 for a subpoena to Joseph Kostelecky. The court granted the application, and Kegel […]
Case of the Day: Stichting Shell Pensionenfonds v. Krys
The case of the day is Stichting Shell Pensionenfonds v. Krys  UKPC 41. Shell, a Dutch pension fund, had invested in shares of Fairfield Sentry Ltd., a BVI mutual fund and the largest “feeder fund” for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, which needs no introduction. After Madoff’s arrest, Shell immediately sought to redeem […]
Case of the Day: Petmas Investors v. Sameiet Holbergs Gate 19
The case of the day is Petmas Investors Ltd. v. Sameiet Holbergs Gate 19 (D.N.J. 2014). Sameiet Holdbergs operated a business in Oslo. In 2008, a renovation in the building damaged Sameiet’s space, and Sameiet sued Petmas Investors, which it claimed was responsible for the damage, in a Norwegian court. Petmas, a US firm, asserted […]
Check out Cartas Blogatorias’s New Correspondents!
For those of you who haven’t been following Letters Blogatory’s sister blog, Cartas Blogatorias, I encourage you to check it out. Javier and Claudia have done a great job with their own posts and a great job bringing other Latin American (and Spanish) lawyers and scholars on board. Their list of correspondents who will be […]