Tag: execution

  • Case of the Day: TIG Insurance v. Argentina

    The case of the day is TIG Insurance Co. v. Republic of Argentina (D.D.C. 2019). TIG had an arbitral award against Argentina and a default judgment confirming the award that, with interest and penalties, was in the amount of $33.66 million. In 2018, Argentina decided to list real property in Washington for sale. The property […]

  • Case of the Day: Rubin v. Iran

    The case of the day is Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran (S. Ct. 2018). The case arose out of a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem, carried out by Hamas. The plaintiffs were US citizens who were wounded in the attack or who were relatives of the injured. They sued Iran in the District Court […]

  • Sovereign Immunity of Foreign Central Bank Assets

    Professor Ingrid Wuerth introduces her new paper on the sovereign immunity of foreign central bank assets in today’s post. I agree with Professor Wuerth about the risk of a loss the US faces before the International Court of Justice, and I would only add the following observation: even in the age when our hegemony was […]

  • Case of the Day: Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital

    Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital. Just to avoid confusion, this is not the case about whether Judge Griesa got it wrong when he issued an injunction forbidding Argentina to favor holders of new debt over the holdout owners of defaulted debt. The Court denied Argentina’s […]

  • Case of the Day: Cutting Edge Technologies v. Nosyuiaido

    The ultimate goal of an action for damages is collection. The judgment is just a piece of paper, and if you’re the plaintiff you need to have a plan to get from judgment to execution. Today’s case of the day, Cutting Edge Technologies, Inc. v. Nosyuiaido (D. Md. 2012), is a great example. Cutting Edge […]