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Ex-Pol In Russian Mall Row Fights Turnover Order At 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 1, 2017, 5:43 PM EST) -- A former Russian lawmaker fighting a court order to turn over assets held in a Liechtenstein trust to satisfy a $93 million arbitration award told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday the decision must be vacated, arguing a lower court wielded inapplicable state law and went over the exclusive jurisdiction of Liechtenstein courts.

Ashot Yegiazaryan filed his opening brief urging the appeals court to reverse a California federal court ruling ordering him to turn over assets to his former business partner, Vitaly Ivanovich Smagin, to satisfy an...
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Case Information

Case Title

Vitaly Smagin v. Ashot Yegiazaryan

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3896 Other Statutes - Arbitration

Date Filed

September 26, 2017

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