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Case of the Day: Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros.

Posted on September 1, 2014

Update (10/9/14): I think Greg Shill’s new post about this case may require a rethink on my part, so check back in! The case of the day is Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros. (Pa. Super. Ct. 2014). Friend of Letters Blogatory Greg Shill brought it to my attention—thanks, Greg! I have written about the case three times before, once in connection with an action in New York for recognition and enforcement of a Bahraini judgment, and twice in connection with § 1782 proceedings. Today’s case was an action for recognition and enforcement of the New York judgment in Pennsylvania. So the case raises some of the issues Greg wrote about in his article on judgment arbitrage.

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