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Venezuela's Foley Hoag Attys Can Depart Crystallex Appeal

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 8:10 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit said Tuesday that Foley Hoag LLP could withdraw as counsel for Venezuela in its appeal of a district court's confirmation of bankrupt miner Crystallex International Corp.'s $1.2 billion arbitral award, instructing the beleaguered country to secure new representation by July 16.

U.S. Circuit Judges Karen LeCraft Henderson, Robert L. Wilkins and A. Raymond Randolph did not provide reasoning for their order granting Foley Hoag’s March motion to withdraw as counsel for the Latin American nation, which is in the midst of an economic crisis....
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Case Title

Crystallex International Corpo v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezue


Case Number

17-7068

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Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

3896 Other Statutes Arbitration

Date Filed

April 28, 2017

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