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Simon v. Republic of Hungary
United States DC Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, International Law, Civil Procedure
Held that 14 Holocaust survivors could proceed with their lawsuit against the Republic of Hungary seeking compensation for the seizure and...
12/28/2018 17-7146
W.M. v. V.A.
California Court of Appeal
International Law, Family Law
Held that a California superior court had jurisdiction over a child custody proceeding, in a case raising questions under the Uniform Child Custody...
12/13/2018 B287735
Kemper v. Deutsche Bank AG
United States Seventh Circuit
Banking Law, Military Law, International Law
Held that the mother of a U.S. Army service member who was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq did not state a claim against a Germany-based bank. She...
12/12/2018 18-1031
Starr International Co. v. US
United States DC Circuit
Tax Law, International Law
Held that a Switzerland-based financial firm could proceed with a tax refund claim. The firm sought a $38 million refund under a U.S.-Swiss treaty...
12/07/2018 17-5238
US v Hoskins
United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, International Law, International Trade
Affirmed in part and reversed in part. The Second Circuit agreed with the district court that the government cannot use theories of conspiracy or...
08/24/2018 16-1010
US v. Zodhiates
United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, International Law, Family Law
Affirmed a man's conviction under the International Parental Kidnapping Crime Act for conspiring with a woman to remove her child to Nicaragua in...
08/21/2018 17‐839‐cr
Sigvaris, Inc. v. US
United States Federal Circuit
International Law, International Trade
Affirmed a judgment of the US Court of International Trade (ITC) which had found that the certain merchandise involving compression hosiery was not...
08/16/2018 17-2237
Sea Breeze Salt, Inc. v. Mitsubishi Corp.
United States Ninth Circuit
Antitrust & Trade Regulation, International Law, International Trade
Held that an antitrust lawsuit was barred by the act-of-state doctrine. The plaintiff corporations alleged that a Mexican-government-owned salt...
08/15/2018 16-56350
Packsys, S.A. de C.V. v. Exportadora De Sal, S.A. de C.V.
United States Ninth Circuit
Contracts, International Law, International Trade
Affirmed dismissal of a breach-of-contract suit against a Mexican-government-owned salt production company (ESSA) on sovereign immunity grounds. The...
08/15/2018 16-55380
Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively
United States First Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, International Law
Held that a defendant who won a summary judgment motion could not appeal to challenge unflattering statements found in the trial judge's opinion. In...
08/10/2018 17-1593

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