Venezuela urges judges to hand over $42m feud

By Caroline Simson (August 18, 2022, 7:35 p.m. EDT) – Venezuela urges the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a DC Circuit decision refusing to enforce a $42 million arbitration award rendered to a unit of Saint-Gobain, rebutting the company’s decision, argues that the underlying decision created a “loophole” for countries to escape service.

Venezuela argued Wednesday in a brief opposing Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Europe’s petition for certiorari that the company is asking the High Court to rewrite a treaty on foreign country service – the Hague Convention on the service – to make it easier than it is now to properly notify a sovereign of legal documents.

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