Tag: Austria

  • Austria’s Interesting Reservation to the Service Convention

    Austria ratified the Hague Service Convention a week ago. As Mayela Celis noted at Conflict of Laws, Austria made an interesting reservation at the time of ratification: The Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters of 15 November 1965 shall not apply to the service of documents […]

  • Case of the Day: Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp.

    The case of the day is Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp. (Del. Ch. 2019). Allomet is a Delaware corporation in the business of manufacturing metal powders for coating industrial products. Fobio Enterprises, Ltd., a Hong Kong company, owned the majority of Allomet’s shares. In 2016, it became the sole owner by purchasing shares from the […]

  • Case of the Day: Freedom Watch v. OPEC

    Today’s case of the day, Freedom Watch v. OPEC (D.C. Cir. 2016), is, most likely, the last installment in this long-running service of process dispute. I have covered the case several times before. Here once again is my description of the facts: Freedom Watch, a right-wing organization that accuses the “Obama-Clinton regime” of “using the […]

  • Case of the Day: Pinnacle Packaging Co. v. Constantia Flexibles GmbH

    The case of the day is Pinnacle Packaging Co. v. Constantia Flexibles GmbH (N.D. Okla. 2015). Pinnacle and the other plaintiffs served a notice for the deposition of Thomas Unger, the CEO of Constantia, and for the depositions of corporate representatives of Constantia and One Equity Partners. Unger resides in Germany. Constantia’s offices are in […]

  • Case of the Day: ÖBB Personenverkehr v. Sachs

    The case of the day is ÖBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs (S. Ct. 2015). Carol Sachs, a Californian, bought a Eurail pass via the website of The Rail Pass Experts, a Massachusetts travel agent. She traveled to Innsbruck, intending to use her pass to ride the train to Prague. But as she attempted to board, […]