|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-698||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2016|
Issue: (1) Whether, under the third clause of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, a breach-of-contract action is “based … upon” any act necessary to establish an element of the claim, including acts of contract formation or performance, or solely those acts that breached the contract; and (2) whether, under Republic of Argentina v. Weltover, a breaching party’s failure to make contractually required payments in the United States causes a “direct effect” in the United States triggering the commercial activity exception where the parties’ expectations and course of dealing have established the United States as the place of payment, or only where payment in the United States is unconditionally required by contract. CVSG: 05/24/2016.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 16 2015||Application (15A423) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 28, 2015 to November 27, 2015, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Oct 20 2015||Application (15A423) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 27, 2015.|
|Nov 25 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 28, 2015)|
|Dec 23 2015||Brief of respondents Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jan 19 2016||Reply of petitioners Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 20 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 24 2016||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.|
|Jun 6 2016||Supplemental brief of petitioners Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., et al. filed.|
|Jun 7 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.|
|Jun 27 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2016.|
|May 8 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.|
|May 15 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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