Tag: Canada

  • Canada v. Merlini: Brief in Opposition Filed

    Canada v. Merlini: Brief in Opposition Filed

    For those of you following the Merlini litigation, the case of the worker injured on the job at the Canadian consulate in Boston, here is the brief in opposition I filed today. Because the other side will get the chance to file one more brief at this stage, I will not comment on the brief […]

  • Update: Canada v. Merlini

    For those of you who have been following the Merlini case, the case of the American worker injured on the job in the Canadian consulate, here is Canada’s cert. petition. Note that Canada has added Gordon Giffin, the former US Ambassador to Canada, to its list of counsel.

  • Case of the Day: Tracfone v. CNT Wireless

    The case of the day is TracFone Wireless, Inc. v. CNT Wireless, LLC (S.D. Fla. 2019). TracFone accused the defendants of an “unlawful international mobile telephone trafficking scheme.” It sought leave to serve subpoenas on non-parties in Canada. The case is similar to TracFone Wireless, Inc. v. Technopark Co. (S.D. Fla. 2012), which I described […]

  • Case of the Day: Sucesores de Done Carlo Nuñez v. Société Générale

    The case of the day is Sucesores de Done Carlo Nuñez y Doña Pura Galvez, Inc. v. Société Générale S.A. (S.D. Fla. 2019). The case was a Helms-Burton Act case. Banco Nuñez sought leave to serve process on the Bank of Nova Scotia and the National Bank of Canada, both Canadian firms, and Banco Bilbao […]

  • Cert. Watch: Merlini v. Canada

    The First Circuit, in a 3-3 vote, has denied Canada’s petition for a rehearing en banc in Merlini v. Canada, the FSIA case I’ve written about before in which I’m representing the plaintiff. I last wrote about the case in June 2019, when I reported on the First Circuit decision in Merlini’s favor. To recap, […]