new details of a high-profile "friend-of-the-court" brief, expected to be filed Wednesday by former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey and five other former federal judges.
ATFA's Robert Raben and Washington Legal Foundation's Richard Samp Discuss Briefs in Opposition to Argentina in famed Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital (Pari Passu) Case
High profile, "friend-of-the-court" brief by former U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey and former federal judges argues against Supreme Court review
Please join a media teleconference on Thursday, May 8, 10:30 a.m. EDT, where ATFA Executive Director Robert Raben and Washington Legal Foundation Chief Counsel, Richard A. Samp will discuss the latest developments in the famed Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital (pari passu)case and new details of a high-profile "friend-of-the-court" brief, expected to be filed Wednesday by former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey and five other former federal judges.
Samp will share insights and analysis on arguments put forward in both NML opposition briefs and in the Mukaseyamicus brief, and address implications for the process going forward.
The Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital (pari passu) case is being watched carefully as a test of enforceability of contracts and rule of law with respect to a sovereign.
Discussion of reply briefs in Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital
Thursday, May 8 10:30 a.m. EDT
Robert Raben Executive Director, American Task Force Argentina
Richard Samp Chief Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation
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Robert Raben is ATFA's Executive Director. He served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legislative Affairs under President Clinton and, prior to that, as an associate with Arnold & Porter, specializing in international trade, federal lobbying and white-collar criminal defense. He serves on the Boards of the Hispanic Bar Foundation and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Richard Samp is Chief Counsel of the Washington Legal Foundation, a nonprofit public interest law firm that litigates in support of individual rights and the free-enterprise system and against excessive government regulation. He practices regularly before the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts.
About the American Task Force Argentina:The American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) is an alliance of organizations united for a just and fair reconciliation of the Argentine government's 2001 debt default and subsequent restructuring. Our members work with lawmakers, the media, and other interested parties to encourage the United States government to vigorously pursue a negotiated settlement with the Argentine government in the interests of American stakeholders.
American Task Force Argentina PO Box 3197 Arlington VA 22203-0197