Tag: Venezuela

  • Case of the Day: Puigbo v. Medex Trading

    The case of the day is Puigbo v. Medex Trading, LLC (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2014). Medex sued Juan Andres Puigbo for fraud. Puigbo was in Venezuela. Medex transmitted the document to the Venezuelan central authority, which, after attempting personal service, served the documents on Puigbo by publication, as provided in Article 223 of the […]

  • Case of the Day: Carney v. Beracha

    The case of the day is Carney v. Beracha (D. Conn. 2014). Carney was the court-appointed receiver for Highview Point Partners, LLC. The court had appointed him as receiver in connection with an enforcement action by the Securities and Exchange Commission against Francisco Illarramendi for alleged violation of the federal securities laws. Carney, once appointed, […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Application of Leret

    The case of the day is In re Application of Leret (D.D.C. 2013). Patrick Roger Leret and Luis Ernesto Gonzales sought leave under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to serve a subpoena on Alvaro Roche Cisneros. Leret and Gonzales said the discovery they sought was for use in three actions pending in Venezuela, which in summary […]