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Posts tagged “Russia

Case of the Day: ShelterZoom Corp. v. Goroshevsky

Posted on July 28, 2020

The case of the day is Shelterzoom Corp. v. Goroshevsky (SDNY 2020). It’s the latest in the line of cases I love to hate, stemming ultimately from Gurung v. Malhotra: cases authorizing service of process by email in cases governed by the Hague Service Convention where the defendant is in a country that has objected to service under Article 10. Longtime readers will know this catechism by heart, probably, but just in case, here it is:

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Case of the Day: DNC v. Russian Federation

Posted on July 31, 2019

The case of the day is Democratic National Committee v. Russian Federation (S.D.N.Y. 2019). I’ve written about the case several times before (for instance, these posts on the FSIA issues, this one on serving process on Wikileaks, and this one on serving process on Julian Assange while he was still holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London). In today’s post I’m going to deal only with the fate of the claim against Russia itself to avoid unwisely commenting on a current case in my firm; my partners Caroline Polisi, Jeff Alexander, and Chris LaVigne represent George Papadapolous in the case, with help from our excellent associates Shira Feldman and John Dillon. (Congrats on the win, guys!)

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