First Impression: Pre-award attachment in international arbitration where there is no connection to New York by way of subject matter or personal jurisdiction proper

The Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department was recently asked to determine an issue of first impression in New York State of whether a Japanese creditor could be granted the pre-award attachment of assets in New York, for security purposes only, in anticipation of an award that could be...
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NewsFlash: Michael Moore sues Harvey and Bob Weinstein over alleged cheap tricks

Filmmaker Michael Moore has sued movie moguls Harvey and Bob Weinstein for allegedly using “classic Hollywood accounting tricks and financial deception” to cheat him out of at least $2.7 million in profits from his hit documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11.”  Read More...
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Lawsuit brought against Port Authority for its failure to rebuild a Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero

Ten years after the devastating terrorist attacks on Ground Zero, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, founded in 1916 and previously located at 155 Cedar Street, New York, New York, has filed a federal lawsuit against the Port Authority, claiming the owner of the World Trade Center, has reneged ...
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Entertainment & Sports: Shannon Briggs claims Shelly Finkel and his associates cheated him of $725,000 in title fight

A former heavyweight champion boxer Shannon Briggs says promoter Shelly Finkel and his associates owe him nearly $725,000 for last fall’s title bout against current world champion Vitali Klitschko that left him hospitalized. Briggs, 38, who spent 12 days in a German hospital after losing to K...
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Breach of Contract: What type of damages may a non-breaching party be enititled to?

It happens quite often, a party breaches its obligations under a written or oral agreement.  Most of the time a non-breaching party doesn’t understand its rights and remedies under this common situation.  The severity of the breach will dictate the course of action that a non-breaching par...
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