Tag: Malaysia

  • 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: Elsevier v. Chew

    The case of the day is Elsevier, Inc. v. Chew (S.D.N.Y. 2018). Elsevier, a publisher, sued twenty unknown defendants, alleging they were infringing its copyright by selling counterfeit textbooks on eBay. By way of subpoenas to eBay and PayPal, Elsevier was able to obtain the names and email addresses of the defendants, though not their […]

  • Case of the Day: Thai-Lao Lignite Co. v. Laos

    The case of the day is Thai-Lao Lignite Co. v. Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (S.D.N.Y. 2014). I’ve covered the case several times before. Here is my brief description from my first post on the case:

  • Case of the Day: Kerajaan Republik Demokratik Rakyat Laos v. Hongsa Lingitwe Co.

    I have an update on the Thai-Lao Lignite case today. Here is my description of the case from a prior post: Lignite is a low-quality coal used for generating electricity. The Hongsa region of Laos, near the Thai border, has it, and in the early 1990s, Thailand needed to import electricity. And so a joint […]

  • Case of the Day: Thai-Lao Lignite (Thailand) Co. v. Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    Lignite is a low-quality coal used for generating electricity. The Hongsa region of Laos, near the Thai border, has it, and in the early 1990s, Thailand needed to import electricity. And so a joint venture was born. Thai-Lao Lignite, a Thai company, entered into a Project Development Agreement with the Lao government giving it exclusive […]