Case of the Day: Wimbledon Financing Master Fund v. Weston Capital Management
The case of the day is Wimbledon Financing Master Fund, Ltd. v. Weston Capital Management, LLC (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2017). Wimbledon sued Keith Laslop for aiding and abetting a fraud. After Wimbledon asserted that Laslop had been “duly served … in Canada in accordance with the Hague Convention” (by mail, according to the return of […]
Case of the Day: Application of Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay
The case of the day is In re Application of the Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay (S.D.N.Y. 2014). Peter Nygård was the longtime owner of Nygård Cay in the Bahamas. Louis Bacon owned a neighboring parcel, Point House. The Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay had brought two actions in the Bahamas challenging the supposed failure […]
Case of the Day: Costa v. Kerzner International Resorts
Update: Due to a problem with my HTML, I published a garbled version of this article this morning. Here’s the corrected version! The case of the day is Costa v. Kerzner International Resorts, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2011). Jennifer Costa, who had been a guest at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, sued the resort’s on […]
Case of the Day: Day v. Cornèr Bank (Overseas) Ltd.
Judge Lamberth, describing the allegations in the Case of the Day, Day v. Cornèr Bank (Overseas) Ltd. (D.D.C. 2011), wrote that they detailed “a sordid affair straight out of a Hollywood script—or at least a second-rate mystery novel.” The plaintiff was Tonya Kay Day. According to Day’s complaint, several years ago her mother, Lavera Jean Foelgner, told […]