A Court Is A Poor Place To Air Dirty Linen

Law360, New York (April 7, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT) -- Dramatic charges of wrongdoing in the international high-end art market were lobbed about in Mosionzhink v. Chowaiki et al., Index No. 650434/2009 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co.). Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich rendered a decision in July 2013 on dueling motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, and the parties thereafter settled.

Although the settlement agreement is confidential, four years of pleadings are publicly available on the electronic docket. Oscar Wilde and others have said that there is no such thing as bad publicity, but it is unlikely...
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