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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Argentina’s Plea for Debt Relief

The South American nation said the rulings “could trigger a renewed economic catastrophe" for an already troubled populace.


Kiobel and the Exclusion of Foreign Torts

The trend is a presumption against extraterritorial activity unless otherwise expressly provided by a statute.


Foreign Sovereign Immunity Waived Through ICSID

The ruling comes in Blue Ridge Investments, LLC v. Republic of Argentina.



Articles »

What's Wrong with Arbitration?

By John H. Mathias, Jr. and Daniel A. Johnson

When it comes to fairness in modern U.S. insurance and reinsurance arbitrations, perception is arguably as important as reality.

 

Testing of Samples: A Tale of Two Approaches, Part I

By Christopher L. Campbell

How do Olympic and professional sports handle discovery requests for independent drug tests?


Hinting at Hall Street

By Harout Jack Samra and Fernando J. Alvarez-Perez

Sutter and the solution to the manifest disregard of the law debate.


Sound Advice »

audio Challenges of Entering the Field of International Arbitrations

Hear Harout Samra of DLA Piper share how life changes when moving from working on litigation to international arbitration. (8:45 min)



Announcements »

New Subcommittees

The International Litigation Committee is pleased to announce the formation of two new subcommittees: International Evidence, Discovery, and Privacy; and Social Media! Read more.


Seeking Contributions

The International Litigation Committee is looking for authors for articles about international litigation and related cases. Contact an editor for more information.


 
International Litigation Leadership

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John H. Mathias Jr.

Chicago, IL


Bernard Amyot

Montreal, Quebec


Hayden O'Byrne

Miami, FL


Rafael Langer-Osuna

Miami, FL


Juan C. Garcia

Miami, FL


Daniel A. Johnson

Chicago, IL


Roger A. Slade

Miami, FL


James E. Berger

New York, NY