Belize Seeks Review Of Forum Non Conveniens Ruling With High Court

(January 6, 2016, 8:10 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The government of Belize on Dec. 22 filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking review of an appeals court's decision to deny dismissal of a petition to confirm an arbitration award based on forum non conveniens grounds and confirming the award after rejecting its public policy argument (Government of Belize v. Belize Social Development Limited, No. 15-830, U.S. Sup.; 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4867).

(Petition available. Document #05-160126-005B.)


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