Prince et al v. The Government of the People's Republic of China et al

Plaintiff: Leslie F. Prince and Prince Services International Inc.
Defendant: The Government of the People's Republic of China, Institute of Architecture, Design and Reseach ADCAS, Geshan Construction Group Co. Ltd, Gungsha International Construction Company, Yefang Construction Private Limited, Ethiopian Airlines, BDMA Engineering PLC, Yifi He, Gang Xiao, Yiming He, Wan Wei, Girma Wake and Balehager Ayalew
Case Number: 1:2013cv02106
Filed: March 29, 2013
Court: New York Southern District Court
Office: Foley Square Office
County: XX Out of State
Presiding Judge: Thomas P. Griesa
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud
Cause of Action: 28:1332bc Diversity-Breach of Contract
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed#Document Text
October 25, 2017 67 Opinion or Order of the Court OPINION re: 63 MOTION for Default Judgment as to filed by Leslie F. Prince: For the reasons provided above, the court denies plaintiff's motion for default judgment and certifies the claims that were dismissed in the March 31, 2014 d ecision. First, plaintiff has failed to make a satisfactory showing of his asserted claim for $34 million against the Government of the People's Republic of China under the heightened standard for default against foreign sovereigns under th e Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Second, plaintiff has not met his burden of establishing his entitlement to default judgment against the remaining defendants because he has failed to demonstrate they were adequately served with process. Finally, the court certifies plaintiff's previously dismissed claims against defendants Ethiopian Airlines and its CEO Girma Wake as final judgments pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b). (Signed by Judge Thomas P. Griesa on 10/25/2017) (jwh)
March 31, 2014 30 Opinion or Order of the Court OPINION. Defendants' motion to dismiss is granted. Prince's request that this court enter a default judgment against China is denied. This opinion resolves the motions listed as item numbers 18, 21, and 24 on the docket. So ordered. Re: 24 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by Leslie F. Prince, 18 MOTION to Dismiss filed by Ethiopian Airlines, 21 MOTION to Dismiss filed by Girma Wake. (Signed by Judge Thomas P. Griesa on 3/31/2014) (rjm)

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Plaintiff: Leslie F. Prince
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Plaintiff: Prince Services International Inc.
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Defendant: The Government of the People's Republic of China
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Defendant: Institute of Architecture, Design and Reseach ADCAS
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