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Case of the Day: Certain Funds v. KPMG

The case of the day is Certain Funds, Accounts and/or Investment Vehicles Managed by Affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC v. KPMG, LLP (2d Cir. 2015). This is the appeal from Judge Buchwald’s interesting § 1782 decision from July 2014. Here was my summary of the case from the prior post:
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Case of the Day: AHAB v. Standard Chartered Bank

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I love the case of the day, Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros. v. Standard Chartered Bank (D.C. 2014), because it is pretty much exactly like the case from a few days ago, Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros. (Pa. Super. Ct. 2014), but it comes to precisely the opposite conclusion.
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Case of the Day: Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros.

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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