|By PR Newswire||
|September 2, 2014 05:44 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATFA member NML Capital has served four Nevada-based companies with subpoenas to expose the $65 million laundered through 123 shell companies owned by Kirchner confidant Lázaro Báez. These subpoenas, which were authorized by the August 11 ruling in U.S. District Court in Nevada, follow two others served last week to the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Bank of China.
ATFA Co-chair Robert J. Shapiro and NML Capital Senior Legal Counsel and Dechert Partner Robert A. Cohen will discuss status of the discovery process as well as the subpoenas served to MF Corporate Services (Nevada) Ltd; Val de Loire LLC; Incorp Services, Inc; and Centenary International Corp. during a media teleconference, Thursday, September 4, 10:30 a.m. EDT /11:30 a.m. ART.
On June 16, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the previous ruling in NML Capital Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina that Argentina is not protected from the discovery process by the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
NML Continues Search for Argentine Embezzled Funds with Four New Subpoenas
Thursday, September 4
10:30 a.m. EDT/ 11:30 a.m. ART
ATFA Co-chair, Robert J. Shapiro
Dechert Partner, Robert A. Cohen
Toll-free call-in numbers: United States/ Canada: +1-800-894-5910, 785-424-1053;
Conference ID: ARGENTINA
NOTE: RSVP required. Please RSVP to [email protected]
Robert A. Cohen serves as legal counsel to NML Capital for the NML v. Republic of Argentina case and is the immediate past Co-Chair of Dechert's international dispute resolution practice. He has served several times on the firm's Policy Committee. His more than 40 years of experience has included the litigation (including jury trials), arbitration and mediation of complex commercial disputes, often with an international dimension. Mr. Cohen has been regularly recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a "Litigation Star," most recently in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property and general commercial litigation.
The American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) is an alliance of organizations united for a just and fair reconciliation of the Argentine government's 2001 debt default and subsequent restructuring. Our members work with lawmakers, the media, and other interested parties to encourage the United States government to vigorously pursue a negotiated settlement with the Argentine government in the interests of American stakeholders.
SOURCE American Task Force Argentina
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