Tag: Switzerland

  • Case of the Day: Vischer AG v. Apollo Enterprise Solutions

    The case of the day is Vischer AG v. Apollo Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. 2019). Vischler, a Swiss firm, had obtained a judgment for $160,000 for breach of contract against Apollo in the Commercial Court in Zurich. Vischer sought recognition in California and asserted that the Swiss judgment entitled it to damages in […]

  • Case of the Day: EFG Bank v. AXA Equitable Life

    The case of the day is EFG Bank AG, Cayman Branch v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. (S.D.N.Y. 2018). The judge had previously denied a motion by EFG, a Swiss bank, for a protective order that would have required AXA to seek discovery of information located in Switzerland via the Hague Evidence Convention. EFG sought […]

  • Case of the Day: Fuhr v. Credit Suisse

    The case of the day is Fuhr v. Credit Suisse AG (11th Cir. 2017). Tim Fuhr claimed to be the heir of Dr. Ambrosius Wolfgang Bäuml, the last heir of the Wertheim family. Fuhr’s investigator, Gerda Mangliers, received from Renate Sgier, a Credit Suisse official, information about a Credit Suisse account that Mangliers claimed Bäuml […]

  • Case of the Day: Microsoft v. Weidmann Electrical Technology

    The case of the day is Microsoft Corp. v. Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc. (D. Vt. 2016). Weidmann was a Vermont corporation with offices in St. Johnsbury. Its corporate parent was WICOR Holding AG, a Swiss company that, with its subsidiaries, is a multi-national manufacturer of medical equipment. Weidmann had a licensing agreement with Microsoft that […]

  • Case of the Day: County of Los Angeles Child Support Services v. Superior Court

    The case of the day is County of Los Angeles Child Support Services Department v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. 2015). Fernanda Bischoff lived in Switzerland with her child. She brought an action in the District Court of Zurich alleging that Barry Youngblood, who resided in California, was the child’s father. Youngblood was personally served […]