I have a won an employment lawsuit against Oracle Branch in Qatar (Overseas in the Persian gulf) Judgement was for 664 thousand dollars Company ordered to pay refused, I went to collect discovered that Oracle shifted its assets, sales to another entity in mid litigation which left me with a judgement against entity that doesn't exist in Qatar. then Oracle Lost on appeal
I can easily pierce the corporate veil against Oracle Corp The parent of subsidiary I understand the law and the complexity of the issue I have a massive amount of evidence and can prove all elements of it like lack of formalities, Alter Ego, common management, Same company,Undercapitalization, commingling, Control domination, etc
Most importantly I can prove Fraud by the foreign subsidiary and the parent itself the latter which I want to sue in order to collect what they owe me according to Judgement I hav.
My question is about Jurisdiction? I live in Texas Oracle is based in Redwood, CA
incorporated in Delaware Judgement is from Qatar (Overseas) so ultimately is this local or Federal I Think I should file in CA , Looking for lawyer to work with me on this and asses my case
I'd need to research it, but I would guess that there is no treaty recognizing Qatar judgments in the US -- or Oracle's lawyers wouldn't have chosen that tactic. That means you will start your claim over here, and, perhaps, a bright lawyer will determine how to get the Qatar judgment into evidence, since it is likely to influence the judge or jury. A $664,000 judgment, even if obtained by default, is likely to attract counsels' interest in a contingency fee, though you may be better off hourly if you can afford it and the evidence is that good. Venue is probably best in California, but you might want to run it by a Texas lawyer. since I'm sure Oracle has a presence there. There may be complex jurisdiction issues, particularly if you should sue the officers who are the common management.
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You need to consult with and pay for an international lawyer who can bring this case properly -indeed, it would probably be a federal action- so long as it is not barred by limitations or jurisdiction. I disagree with my colleague in that I don't think any international lawyer is going to take this on contingency.
Hello? Excuse me? Unless you purchased the $664,000 Judgment against the company you MUST have had jurisdiction to get the Judgment. Right?
In any event, if you are half as inexperienced in interfnational law and trans-national civil litigation as it appears, you are woefully out of your litigation league. But since you apparently have no worries about how to "pierce the corporate veil" and capture some billionaire citizen of Qatar while he is in midflight travelling all over the world in one of his 12 private jets why not rist some of your current assets on hiring a lawyer to help collect the $664,000 Judgment? Piece of cake.
Without retaining a knowledgeable international law counsel of your choice to complete that case, even if legally merited, your case will be akin to pulling teeth with pliers on your own.
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