Tag: European Union

  • Case of the Day: Frontera Capital (Case C-722/21)

    Today’s case of the day is Frontera Capital, Case C-722/21 in the Court of Justice of the European Union. Article 267 of the TFEU provides a means to obtain preliminary rulings from the CJEU on matters of European law: Where such a question is raised before any court or tribunal of a Member State, that […]

  • Case of the Day: AlixPartners v. Mori

    The case of the day is AlixPartners LLP v. Mori (Del. Ch. 2019). AlixPartners was a “global business advisory firm.” Giacomo Mori was its managing director in Milan. During his employment, Mori received equity interests in two Delaware entities, AlixPartners, LLP and AlixPartners Holdings, LLP. The equity awards were governed by agreements that had Delaware […]

  • Looming Problem of the Day: In re Application of del Valle Ruiz

    Looming Problem of the Day: In re Application of del Valle Ruiz

    The Second Circuit heard oral argument on March 25 in In re Application of Antonio del Valle Ruiz. Del Valle Ruiz was an investor in Banco Popular Español who lost his investment when the EU and the Spanish government put the bank into receivership and sold it for € 1 to Banco Santander. Del Vale […]

  • Brexit Update: The UK’s Interesting COCA Accession

    The United Kingdom deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements yesterday. The UK is currently bound by the Convention, because the European Union approved the Convention in 2015. Under the terms of that approval, the Convention bound all EU states except Denmark. But with Brexit on the horizon, […]

  • Case to Watch: Molla Sali v. Greece

    Longtime readers will know I am interested in the interplay between religious law and civil law. A good example was just argued in the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights. The facts of Molla Sali v. Greece are these. Mr. Molla Sali, a Muslim Greek national, left his entire estate to his […]