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Posted: January 31, 2017

Court Did Not Abuse Discretion in Precluding Expert on Interpretation of ISDA Agreement

On January 24, 2017, the First Department issued a decision in Good Hill Master Fund L.P. v Deutsche Bank AG, 2017 NY Slip Op. 00428, holding that it was not an abuse of discretion to exclude an expert on contract interpretation, explaining: [T]he trial court properly granted Good Hill’s motion to preclude certain expert testimony… Read more »

Posted: March 16, 2016

Court Erred in Requiring Expert Testimony; Expert Testimony Presented Was Inadmissible

On March 10, 2016, the First Department issued a decision in Nussberg v. Tatintsian, 2016 NY Slip Op. 01749, holding that a court erred in requiring expert testimony on valuation but nonetheless affirming the court’s decision for the defendant because the testimony of the defendants’ experts was inadmissible, explaining: The court erred by requiring expert… Read more »

Posted: February 5, 2014

Fact Witness Not Allowed to Channel Expert’s Opinion

On January 22, 2014, Justice Ramos of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Wathne Imports, Ltd. v. PRL USA, Inc., 2014 NY Slip Op. 30261(U), excluding testimony of the plaintiff’s chief executive and co-owner on damages for lack of personal knowledge. In Wathne Imports, the plaintiff held exclusive licenses to sell… Read more »