Publish in Legal Briefs - Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Michael Anthony Lee-Chin, Chairman of Canada-based Portland Holdings and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica, can proceed to sue the Dominican Republic. (Photo: Michael AnthonyLee-Chin)
Freshfields wins larger award for Tenaris, Milberg loses Argentina client case.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Hogan Lovells has obtained a Partial Award on Jurisdiction from a UNCITRAL Arbitral Tribunal in a case that involved a prominent Jamaican-Canadian businessman against the Dominican Republic under the CARICOM-DR Free Trade Agreement; Freshfields secured a $256 million ruling from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in favor of its client Tenaris and the Southern District Court of New York dismissed a case related to what's left of Milberg LLC over Argentina debt work.
Keywords: Arbitration & Litigation, Argentina, Canada, Curtis, Dominican Republic, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells, Jamaica, Milberg