Nigeria Says Don’t Kill Doc Bid Request In $10B Award Fight

Nigeria Says Don’t Kill Doc Bid Request In $10B Award Fight

Law360 (September 9, 2020, 8:29 PM EDT) — Nigeria has urged a New York federal judge not to quash his earlier order allowing the country to seek information it claims will prove bribery underpinning a nearly $10 billion arbitral award against it, pointing to a recent decision in England that allows related litigation to proceed.

The Federal Republic of Nigeria asked U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in a letter Tuesday to deny asset manager VR Advisory Services Ltd.’s bid to vacate his May 14 order allowing the country to take discovery in aid of its English proceeding against the company. Nigeria told the judge that the High Court…

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