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Posted: March 22, 2014

Court of Appeals Arguments of Interest for the Week of March 24, 2014

Arguments the week of March 24, 2014, in the Court of Appeals that may be of interest to Commercial Division practitioners include:

  • Docket No. 71: Golden v. Citibank, N.A. (To be argued Tuesday, March 25, 2014) (concerning whether a bank may refuse payment on a cashier’s check on a showing that it received no consideration for issuing the check). See the Second Department decision here.
  • Docket No. 64: Clemente Brothers Contracting Corp. v. Hafner-Milazzo (To be argued Wednesday, March 26, 2014) (concerning whether parties may by contract reduce the statutory one-year limit on reporting forgeries in UCC 4-406 to 14 days). See the Second Department decision here.
  • Docket No. 81: CDR Créances S.A.S. v. Maurice Cohen; CDR Créances S.A.S. v, Leon Cohen (To be argued Thursday, March 27, 2014) (concerning the proper burden of proof for striking a defendant’s pleadings and dismissing an action for fraud on the court). See the First Department decision here.
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