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Enforcing Foreign Judgments in New York: Are NY Courts Still Favorable to Foreign Money Judgment Holders?

May 16, 2019
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This article was originally published in the April 2019 issue of Asset Recovery Magazine, KNect365. The original can be viewed here.

Having a foreign money judgment recognized and enforced has always been a fairly straightforward task for judgment creditors in New York. However, New York’s First Department […]

Gabe Bluestone Named Executive Editor of International Law Practicum

February 6, 2019
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Gabe Bluestone was recently named Executive Editor of the International Law Practicum. The International Law Practicum is a semi-annual publication of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association and features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practical needs of attorneys in an international […]

Reverse-Veil Piercing in the United States: An Emerging Cause of Action Gains Steam

January 17, 2019
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This article was originally published in the December 2018 issue of Asset Recovery Magazine, KNect365. The original can be viewed here. 

Reverse-veil piercing claims—holding a company liable for an individual’s actions if recognizing the corporate form would cause fraud or similar injustice—have gained steam […]

Complete Victory in Dismissal of Fraud Action Seeking $20 Million in Damages

December 5, 2018
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The firm won another significant victory when Judge Michael Rankin of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia dismissed, with prejudice, all causes of action brought against our client under a commercial lease relationship. The lawsuit alleged that our client, a leading Mid-Atlantic real estate developer […]

Eve of Trial Settlement in Fraud Case

October 24, 2018
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Bluestone Law recently obtained a significant settlement on behalf of its client, a leading European based lender, resolving a multiyear judgment enforcement matter. The case arose out of a breached $50 million credit facility provided to purchase mortgage loans. After the borrower defaulted on its loan obligations, it […]

Bluestone Wins Multimillion Dollar Summary Judgment Award in Fraudulent Conveyance Matter

January 31, 2018
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Bluestone Law obtained summary judgment for its client, a leading Mid-Atlantic commercial property owner, when a Maryland Circuit Court judge ruled that insolvent entities cannot prefer insider creditors ahead of arm’s-length, third-party general creditors because such preferences violate the “fair consideration” requirement of the […]

BLI Attorney Attends Leading Annual Conference on “Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery” in Switzerland

March 31, 2017
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BLI attorney Zack Bluestone attended, along with experts from across the globe, the world’s most recognized annual event for practitioners in the asset recovery space on March 16 and 17th in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference brought together leading civil litigation and cross border insolvency specialists to discuss […]

Federal Court Grants BLI’s Motion for Summary Judgment in CISG Case

February 2, 2017
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On behalf of a leading global export credit insurer, Bluestone Law International (“BLI”) obtained summary judgment when a federal district court judge ruled in its favor, determining under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (the “CISG”), that BLI’s client was entitled […]