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International & Foreign Law Committee
 
Date: 09/13/2016
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
Presented by: International and Foreign Law
 
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TOPIC: Ideas to bring a foreign defendant into a U.S. court - personal jurisdiction and The Lady in Gold.

SPEAKER(S): Lynne R. Ostfeld has a general civil practice with offices in Chicago, Peoria Co., and Paris, France. She will address some of the issues involved in suing a foreign defendant in the U.S., with particular attention given to obtaining personal jurisdiction and a review of how E. Randol Schoenberg was able to sue the government of Austria in a California Federal Court to claim return of the painting known as The Lady in Gold.