Sovereign debt: The Supreme Court of the United States denied the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by the Republic of Argentina
In re: “NML Capital, Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina”, the Supreme Court of the United States denied the petition for certiorari filed by Argentina to review the second ruling issued by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (New York) on August 23, 2013. Additionally, in a related case among the same parties, the Supreme Court resolved that as part of the discovery process the plaintiffs have the right to request information from banks regarding the extraterritorial assets of Argentina.
Supreme Court Held Public Hearings in a Landmark Case about Liability of Online Intermediaries
In a case pending before the Supreme Court of Argentina the Court must decide which right should prevail: an individual’s rights to privacy and to control personal information or the public’s rights to freedom of information and to freedom of speech and expression.
The Federal Supreme Court Holds that Ministerial Resolutions that Established Export Duties are Unconstitutional
Based on the constitutional principle that states that all taxes must be levied by laws passed by the Federal Congress, the Supreme Court of Justice held that both Ministerial Resolutions and Presidential Decrees (Executive Orders) issued by the Executive Branch, whereby the Federal Government attempted to establish export duties without the approval of the Federal Congress, are unconstitutional.