Tag: India

  • Case of the Day: Verve Communications v. Software International

    The case of the day is Verve Communications Pvt. Ltd. v. Software International, Inc. (D.N.J. 2011). Verve was an Indian company that had a contract to perform services for Software International. The agreement had an arbitration clause calling for arbitration “on the papers, with no live witnesses or appearances by any party”, under the AAA […]

  • Case of the Day: Richmond Technologies v. Aumtech Business Solutions

    The case of the day is Richmond Technologies, Inc. v. Aumtech Business Solutions (N.D. Cal. 2011). Richmond Technologies, which did business as ePayware, “provides enterprise resource planning software for financial service companies who provide credit card terminals to merchants.” So it is a middleman’s middleman’s middleman, I guess. Aumtech’s status was unclear. According to Richmond, […]

  • Case of the Day: Stone v. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals

    The Case of the Day is Stone v. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2011). Paula Palladino was prescribed generic ciprofloxacin for treatment of an infection. Shortly thereafter, she went to the hospital with a fever and a rash. She was eventually diagnosed with Stevens Johnson Syndrome, a rare skin condition, and ultimately died. Her heirs sued […]

  • Case of the Day: Tuckerbrook Alternative Investments v. Banerjee

    The case of the day, Tuckerbrook Alternative Investments, LP v. Banerjee (D. Mass. 2010), involves an attempt to serve process in India. Tuckerbrook was a registered investment adviser. Banerjee, a resident of India but (according to Tuckerbrook) a US citizen, was a portfolio manager for Tuckerbrook. The parties had a dispute in 2008, which they […]