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A Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner testified Tuesday in Chevron foe Steven Donziger's contempt trial that a court order mandating him to hand over his devices included privacy protections, despite Donziger's fears about delivering the entire body of his communications to the company.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 9:54 pm
A Delaware federal judge weighing whether to grant seizure orders for Citgo's parent company to creditors owed hundreds of millions of dollars by Venezuela indicated Tuesday that he is considering whether U.S. sanctions on Caracas preclude him from issuing such an order.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 9:23 pm
Squire Patton Boggs LLP said Tuesday it has won the dismissal of a nearly $500 million claim against Turkmenistan brought before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes by a Turkish construction company, calling it one of the year's largest investment treaty arbitration victories.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 8:25 pm
Libya moved a $22 million arbitration enforcement action to New York federal court on Monday, protesting the state court's default judgment and arguing for immunity under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 7:33 pm
A Cayman Islands appeals court has affirmed an order directing the principal holding company for Indian conglomerate Essar Group to disclose information and documents relating to the assets of an Essar unit that owes U.S. steel company ArcelorMittal more than $1.5 billion under a 2017 arbitral award.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 7:13 pm
A company owned by jailed Russian businessman Ziyavudin Magomedov is suing a rival firm over an alleged corporate raid at transportation giant FESCO, after the shipping company launched a $1 billion arbitration to claw back loans from Magomedov.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 1:24 pm
Following the D.C. Circuit’s recent notice discouraging use of the font Garamond in legal briefs, Jason Steed at Kilpatrick looks at typeface requirements and preferences in appellate courts across the country, and how practitioners can score a few extra brief-writing points with typography.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 12:31 pm
Steven Donziger, the disbarred human rights lawyer who has fought a bitter decadeslong battle with Chevron over oil pollution in Ecuador, began his criminal contempt trial Monday with a declaration that the oil giant was wrongly allowed to wage "a massive campaign of intrusive discovery" against him that led to the charge.
Posted: May 10, 2021, 10:27 pm
Crystallex is objecting to a position adopted by Venezuela and its state-owned oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A, that the parties involved in the sale of Citgo's parent company — and perhaps even the special master overseeing it — will need a license to proceed with the transaction due to U.S. sanctions on Caracas.
Posted: May 10, 2021, 10:12 pm
A Florida federal magistrate judge on Monday ordered Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to produce its correspondences with the Cuban government and documents pertaining to its lobbying and political strategy, largely siding with a Cuban dock company in a stolen property trafficking suit.
Posted: May 10, 2021, 10:11 pm