US Court Asserts Inherent Power to Authorise a Contingent Writ of Attachment Against the Republic of Venezuela

By Diego Luis Alonso Massa, Dean Ehrlich, 9 March 2022

In a judgement delivered on 2 March 2022, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (“the Court”) decided that neither: certain Executive Orders issued by the US President, nor the sanctions regime implemented by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”),...