Tag: UK

  • Digest for February 23, 2011

    Pearl Seas Cruises, LLC v. Irving Shipbuilding Inc., 2011 WL 577333 (D. Conn.).  In an arbitration between Connecticut business registered in Marshall Islands (Pearl Sea Cruises LLC) and a Canadian shipbuilder, the arbitration panel issued a partial decision, leaving issues of regulatory compliance and damages for later proceedings.  Pearl Sea Cruises petitioned to vacate in […]

  • Disgest for February 18, 2011

    Sunseeker International Ltd v. Devers, 50 So.3d 715 (Fla. App. 4th Dist. Dec. 15, 2010).  English boat manufacturer sought review of denial of its motion to quash service of Florida complaint based on failure to comply with Hague Convention and Florida statute regarding service of foreign corporation.  The company had at one time been registered to […]

  • Case of the Day: Myrtle v. Graham

    In today’s case of the day, Myrtle v. Graham (E.D. La. 2011), Myrtle and British-American Insurance Group sued Graham and Aon Corp. for libel in the St. Tammany Parish District Court in Louisiana. The claim was that Graham, on behalf of Aon, had sent letters to various third parties falsely stating that Aon would no […]

  • Case of the Day: Argentina v. BG Group

    The Blogatory case of the day is Republic of Argentina v. BG Group, plc, Civ. A. No. 08-485 (D.D.C. Jan. 21, 2011), a decision on confirmation of an arbitral award under the Argentina-U.K. bilateral investment treaty. After the financial crisis of 2001, the Argentine government enacted emergency legislation that, according to BG Group, an investor […]

  • US Pretrial Discovery for Foreign Litigants

    Here is a link to an article Penny Gilbert and I recently published in CDR, a British legal magazine, on US judicial assistance for litigants in British civil litigation. The article covers some of the key concepts in the judicial assistance statute and the mechanics of making a request for judicial assistance. Thanks to CDR […]