Case of the Day: In re Campuzano
The case of the day is In re Campuzano-Treviño (D. Md. 2022). Manuel Campuzano-Treviño, a Mexican national, was the president and CEO of Universidad Tecnológica de México. The University was owned by Laureate Education, Inc., a Delaware company with its offices in Miami, but formerly with offices in Baltimore. Campuzano sued the University and Laureate […]
Case of the Day: Community of Hippopotamuses v. Ministerio de Ambiente
A federal court grants an ex parte 1782 application brought by … some of Pablo Escobar’s Colombian hippopotamuses.
Anticlimax of the Day: Servotronics Case Settles
The Supreme Court will not decide the Servotronics case.
More Servotronics Action
Back in March 2020, the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in the Servotronics case, holding that courts had the power, under § 1782, to order discovery in aid of a private international arbitration outside the United States.
Yet Another Servotronics Update: Tribunal Declines To Continue Hearing
Okay, here is yet another Servotronics update, occasioned by an intrepid reader who sent me a copy of the Third Interim Award in the underlying arbitration. Servotronics had sought an adjournment of the hearing, now scheduled for May 2021, but the court denied the request. Check out paragraph 23: For completeness, we should add that the Respondent […]