Tag: FAA

  • Case of the Day: Hardy Exploration v. India

    The case of the day is Hardy Exploration & Production (India), Inc. v. Government of India (D.D.C. 2018). It’s a rare example of a US court refusing to confirm an international arbitral award on the grounds that it violates US public policy. Hardy had a contract with the Indian government to search for and extract […]

  • Case of the Day: Ingenieria, Maquinaria Y Equipos v. ATTS

    The case of the day is Ingenieria, Maquinaria Y Equipos de Colombia S.A. v. ATTS Inc. (D.N.J. 2017). ATTS was the agent of ISGEC John Thompson Ltd., which sold commercial boilers. IMECOL and ATTS entered into a three-year agreement under which IMECOL would act as sub-agent and would sell IJT boilers in Colombia. The agreement […]

  • Case of the Day: Kozma Investmentos v. Duda

    The case of the day is Kozma Investmentos, Ltda. v. Duda (M.D. Fla. 2017). Kozma had a $14 million Brazilian arbitral award against Edson and Natalina Duda. It brought an action in the Florida state court against the Dudas and Geby Investments, LLC alleging that the Dudas had made fraudulent transfers to Geby to the […]

  • Case of the Day: Brittania-U Nigeria v. Chevron

    Case of the Day: Brittania-U Nigeria v. Chevron

    The case of the day is Brittania-U Nigeria, Ltd. v. Chevron USA, Inc. (5th Cir. 2017). Brittania-U (the double-T is how it spells its name) sued Chevron USA, Ali Moshiri, and Moncef Attia in the Texas state courts. The claim was that Chevron Nigeria, a division of Chevron USA, had invited bids for the sale […]

  • Case of the Day: Getma v. Guinea

    The case of the day is Getma v. Republic of Guinea (D.C. Cir. 2017). This was the appeal from the case of the day from June 17, 2016. Here was my description of the facts: