Bankruptcy Law Case Summary – Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft v. U.S. Oil Trading LLC

On behalf of Furr & Cohen, P.A. posted in News on Friday, May 6, 2016.

In a commercial action concerning payment for purchased fuel bunkers for plaintiff?s ships, the district court?s preliminary injunction, barring suit against plaintiffs to enforce maritime liens and attach the three vessel at issue, is affirmed in part and reversed in part where: 1) the district court possessed subject matter jurisdiction over the dispute; but 2) the preliminary injunction is overbroad and is remanded for a determination of the proper scope.