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Niger Can’t Block Enforcement Of $46M Award In France

Law360, Washington (September 13, 2017, 1:37 PM EDT) -- A French judge has refused to block enforcement of a $46 million arbitral award against the Republic of Niger, the British Virgin Islands passport company currently trying to collect on that win told a D.C. federal judge on Tuesday.

Africard Co. Ltd has been fighting Niger in both U.S. and French courts after winning the award in December 2014 — confirmed last year by default after Niger failed to show up for the D.C. proceedings launched by the company — on allegations that the country failed...
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