No. 00 CIV.9627 JGK.

253 F.Supp.2d 681 (2003)

BASE METAL TRADING SA, Base Metal Trading Ltd., Alucoal Holdings Ltd., Mikom, Davis International, LLC, Holdex, LLC, Foston Management, Ltd., Omni Trusthouse, Ltd., Nexis Products, LLC, and Polyprom, Ltd., Plaintiffs, v. RUSSIAN ALUMINUM, Rual Trade Ltd., Sibirsky Aluminum Products USA Corp. a/k/a Sibirsky Aluminum (US), Sibirsky Aluminum (Russia), Bauxal Management, SA, Metcare Management, SA, Unimetal Limited, SA, Oleg Deripaska, Mikhail Chernoi, Blonde Management, Inc., Blonde Investments, Corp., Pan-American Corp., Arnold Kislin, Iskander Makhmudov, Moskovskiy Delovoi Mir Bank, Novokuznetsk Aluminum Zavod, New Start Group Corp., Venitom Corp., Unidale LLC, and Investland, LLC. Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

March 27, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert Abrams, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, L.L.P., New York City, Bruce S. Marks, Marks & Sokolov, L.L.P., Philadelphia, PA, Raymond N. Hannigan, Herrick, Feinstein, LLP, New York City, for plaintiffs.

Michael D. Burrows, Robert M. Buschmann, Winston & Strawn, New York City, for Sibirsky Aluminum Group, Sibirsky Aluminum Products USA Corp., Bauxal Management, S.A., Metcare Management, S.A., Unimetal Limited, S.A., and Mr. Oleg Deripaska.

Ira M. Feinberg, John A. Redmon, Hogan & Hartson L.L.P., New York City, for Novokuznetsk Aluminum Zavod.

Paul R. Grand, Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason & Silberberg, P.C., New York City, for Russian Aluminum, RUAL Trade Ltd.

Richard Schaeffer, Peter Venaglia, Dornbush, Mensch, Mandelstam & Schaeffer, LLP, New York City, for New Start Group Corp., Venitom Corp., Unidale LLC, Investland, LLC.

Victor Roger Rubin, International Law Counsel, PC, New York City, for Mikhail Chernoi, Chernoi Companies.

Raymond L. Vandenberg, Vandenberg & Feliu, LLP, New York City, for Moskovskiy Delovoi Mir Bank.

Brian S. Cousin, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, New York City, for Panamerican Trade Corp.

Elizabeth M. Johnson, Law Offices of Lawrence S. Goldman, Lisa C. Cohen, Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP, New York City, for Arnold Kislin and Blonde Managemnet, Inc.

Robert E. Hauberg, Jr., Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Cauldwell, Washington, DC, for Iskander Makhmudov.


KOELTL, District Judge.

This is a case about two Russian companies, Novokuznetsk Aluminum Zavod ("NKAZ") and Kochkanarsky GOK ("GOK"), Russia's largest producers of aluminum and vanadium, respectively. The plaintiffs' claims arise from the defendants' alleged illegal takeovers of these companies by means including bribery of local Russian political officials, judicial corruption in Russia, and armed force. The plaintiffs argue that...

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