Tag: China

  • From Germany to China: The Nitty-Gritty of International Service, How To Fill In Forms and What To Translate

    IJA Brigade member Peter Bert returns with a post on an interesting new German decision on the translation and proof of service provisions of the Hague Service Convention. Issues of international service are often rather mundane, not to say boring, technicalities. Nevertheless, in international litigation, service aboard is the eye of the needle, through which……

  • Case of the Day: Vanleeuwen v. Keyuan Petrochemicals

    The case of the day is Vanleeuwen v. Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2012). Neil Vanleeuwen and Rodney Omanoff brought a class action against Keyuan Petrochemicals and Chung-feng Tao, its chairman, president, CEO, and director, for violations of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The plaintiffs sought leave to……

  • Case of the Day: China National Chartering v. Pactrans Air & Sea

    The case of the day is China National Chartering Corp. v. Pactrans Air & Sea Inc. (N.D. Ill. 2012). In 2006, Pactrans, a freight forwarder with its main offices in Illinois and branch offices in China, chartered the M/V Sanko Rally from China National to transport a cargo of gypsum board from China to Florida……

  • Case of the Day: In re GLG Life Tech Corp. Securities Litigation

    The case of the day is In re GLG Life Tech Corp. Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y. 2012). Luke Zhang, a Canadian national, was the chairman and CEO of GLG. The plaintiffs brought a securities fraud class action against him, GLG, and GLG’s chief financial officer, Brian R. Meadows. GLG and Meadows appeared and responded to the……

  • Case of the Day: Wultz v. Bank of China

    The case of the day is Wultz v. Bank of China (S.D.N.Y. 2012). In 2006, Daniel Wultz was killed, and Yekutiel Wultz injured, in a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. Members of the Wultz family sued the Bank of China, alleging that the bank had violated the Antiterrorism Act, 18 USC [section] 2333, and that……