Tag: France

  • Case of the Day: In re Accent Delight

    Case of the Day: In re Accent Delight

    The case of the day is In re Accent Delight International (2d Cir. 2017). Accent Delight and Xitrans Finance Ltd. were BVI companies owned by Dmitry Rybolovlev’s family trusts. Rybolovlev was a Russian national who resided in Monaco. Yves Bouvier was a Swiss national who dealt in fine art through MEI Invest Ltd., a Hong […]

  • Case of the Day: Leibovitch v. Iran

    The case of the day is Leibovitch v. Islamic Republic of Iran (7th Cir. 2017). The plaintiffs were the victims of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem by members of Palestine Islamic Jihad, a terrorist group supported by the government of Iran. The plaintiffs had a default judgment against Iran for $67 million. Seeking to collect, […]

  • Case of the Day: Cerner Middle East v. Al-Dhaheri

    The case of the day is Cerner Middle East Ltd. v. Al-Dhaheri (D. Mass. 2017). Cerner was a Cayman Islands company with its offices in Missouri. Ahmed Dhaheri was a UAE citizen living in Abu Dhabi. He was one of the two members of iCapital LLC, a UAE company. In 2008, iCapital made a contract […]

  • Case of the Day: CBF Indústria de Gusa v. AMCI Holdings

    The case of the day is CBF Indústria de Gusa S/A v. AMCI Holdings, Inc. (2d Cir. 2017). CBF and several other plaintiffs were Brazilian companies in the business of producing and supplying pig iron. They sold the iron to Primetrade AG, a Swiss company, which then supplied it to Primetrade USA. In 2004, one […]

  • Case of the Day: Jouanny v. Embassy of France

    The case of the day is Jouanny v. Embassy of France (D.D.C. 2016). Annie Jouanny, a US citizen born in France, worked as a receptionist for the French embassy. She sued, alleging age discrimination in violation of the the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and retaliation after she filed a charge with the Equal Employment […]