October 2023 – Read about the firm’s most exciting recent litigation and arbitration victories in our Litigation Wrap for the third quarter of 2023.

Ex FIFA Executive’s Prison Release

Juan Ángel Napout – the former head of South American soccer’s governing body CONMEBOL – won his release from federal prison following two oral arguments by Marc Weinstein in the Eastern District of New York.

Read more about Napout’s release.

Two Wins at the French Supreme Court

The French Court of Cassation – France’s highest level of appeal – upheld an investment award for Sébastien Bonnard and Sabrina Touchard’s dual national client and, in a different case, did the same for a Saudi client.

Read more about the Cassation Court victories.

Save Our Allies’ Fraud Suit

Kevin Carroll and Sean Reilly obtained a $1.9 million damages award for nonprofit organization Save Our Allies in a fraud suit against groups that claimed they would help relocate Afghan refugees waiting in Pakistan for resettlement.

Read more about Save Our Allies.

Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Thomas Lee filed an amici curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jarkesy, which is one of the most important the Supreme Court will hear on administrative law and federal courts in recent memory.

Read more about the Supreme Court case.

UBS Securities in Two FINRA Arbitrations

Bill Maguire, Carl Mills, Katie Coleman and Erin Diers represented UBS in two Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitrations related to SVB Securities’ raid of UBS’ technology investment banking team.

Read more about UBS’ FINRA arbitrations.