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Frontera Resources Azerbaijan Corp. v. State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, No. 07-1815

By FindLaw Staff on September 28, 2009 4:40 PM

In a petition to confirm a Swedish arbitral award against the government of Azerbaijan, dismissal of the petition for lack of jurisdiction is reversed where the district court erred by holding that foreign states and their agents are entitled to rights under the Due Process Clause.

Read Frontera Resources Azerbaijan Corp. v. State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, No. 07-1815

Appellate Information

Argued: October 27, 2008

Decided: September 28, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Walker

Counsel

For Appellant:

James E. Berger, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, LLP, New York, NY

For Appellee:

John D. Winter, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY

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