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Owen Pell

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United States: Dispute resolution

International litigation

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Within: International litigation

White & Case LLP has ‘outstanding expertise in international litigation and shows both responsiveness and devotion to clients’ interests’. The lawyers ‘know how to strategize when handling complex legal and factual issues’. New York-based global chair of litigation Glenn Kurtz is ‘a top-notch lawyer with lots of commercial acumen’ and presides over deep bench of talent both in the US and across the firm’s global network. In the Washington DC office, clients recommend experienced trial lawyer Christopher Curran and Farhad Jalinous, who is ‘outstanding’ in Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States matters. Leading light Owen Pell in New York recently defended the Republic of Peru in a $213m breach of contract claim concerning alleged default on sovereign bonds issued in 1875.

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Securities litigation: defense

Within: Securities litigation: defense

White & Case LLP’s head of commercial litigation Glenn Kurtz in New York oversees a practice that built on its track record of success in 2017. Douglas Baumstein and Kim Haviv obtained the dismissal of all claims against German technology company Aixtron in a class action that alleged misrepresentations and material omissions in press releases and SEC filings. Owen Pell, Bryan Merryman in Los Angeles and Washington DC-based Christopher Curran acted for Toshiba Corporation in a case regarding American depository receipts in which plaintiffs asserted that a foreign issuer is subject to the US Exchange Act even if it has not sponsored an ADR program in the US.

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