Tag: Hague Evidence Convention

  • Case of the Day: SEC v. Tourre

    Our Case of the Day is SEC v. Tourre (S.D.N.Y. 2011). Fabrice Tourre was a key player in the Goldman Sachs CDO story. The allegation was that Goldman Sachs sold collateralized debt obligations to its clients and then bet that the CDOs would fall in price. For those interested in the underlying allegations, here is the seminal 2009 article from […]

  • Digest for January 31, 2011

    Gucci America v. Guess?, Inc., 271 F.R.D. 58 (S.D.N.Y. 2010). In a trademark infringement case, the plaintiff, an American affiliate of an Italian manufacturer, sought a protective order to prevent disclosures of communications between its in-house counsel and the Italian firm’s counsel. The court held that U.S. law rather than Italian law governed the issue […]

  • Digest for January 26, 2011

    We have a little catching up to do, so here is a digest of a couple of recent cases that are probably not going to get top billing as cases of the day. In re Application of Inversiones y Gasolinera Petroleos Venezuela, Civ. A. No. 08-20378 (S.D. Fla. Jan. 19, 2011). Like Chevron Corp. v. Berlinger, the […]