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.