Interesting Issue of the Day: Recognition of Remote Civil Marriages In Israel
The Forward and friend of Letters Blogatory Eugene Volokh have both written about an interesting case before the Israeli Supreme Court. In Israel, which kept the old Ottoman laws on personal status after independence, all marriages must be contracted in a religious ceremony; there is no civil marriage. This law makes it impossible for some […]
Case of the Day: Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp.
The case of the day is Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp. (Del. Ch. 2019). Allomet is a Delaware corporation in the business of manufacturing metal powders for coating industrial products. Fobio Enterprises, Ltd., a Hong Kong company, owned the majority of Allomet’s shares. In 2016, it became the sole owner by purchasing shares from the […]
Kuwait Airlines Case: German Court Affirms Judgment Against Israeli Passenger
The Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt has affirmed a lower court decision rejecting a claim by an Israeli citizen who resided in Germany and who was forbidden to buy a ticket from Frankfurt to Bangkok via Kuwait City on Kuwait Airways.
Case of the Day: Masillionis v. Silver Wheaton Corp.
The case of the day is Masillionis v. Silver Wheaton Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2018). The case was for securities fraud. Silver Wheaton was a Canadian corporation whose shares traded on the NYSE. Masillionis claimed that Silver Wheaton had failed to disclose to investors a risk that Canada’s tax authority could reassess its tax liability for […]
Case to Watch: Animal Science Products v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co.
Readers, keep your eyes on Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co., a case that the Supreme Court has just agreed to hear. Here is SCOTUSBlog’s description of the case: The case arose when U.S. companies that purchase Vitamin C from … Chinese companies filed lawsuits against a group of Chinese companies, alleging […]