Boaz S. Morag’s practice includes representing foreign and domestic clients (both sovereign and private entities) in trials and appeals in state and federal courts in the United States and in arbitration hearings internationally.
He has extensive experience with complex commercial disputes, as well as with disputes over sovereign immunity under United States law and over the scope and applicability of various bilateral and multilateral treaties and conventions.
Boaz joined the firm in 1993 and became counsel in 2001.
- Member, International Commercial Disputes Committee, New York City Bar Association
- Former Member, Arbitration Committee, New York City Bar Association
“Second Circuit Rules Foreign State-Owned Bank Does Not Have Sovereign Immunity From Criminal Prosecution,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, November 23, 2021
“Second Circuit Dismisses Antitrust Claims Against Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Based on International Comity,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, September 2, 2021
“Ecuador Re-Ratifies The ICSID Convention: Impact Of The Ratification In Ecuador And In The Region,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, August 9, 2021.
“Second Circuit Reinforces Its Approach To Section 1782 While U.S. Supreme Court Case On Application Of Section 1782 To Private International Arbitration Remains Pending,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, July 19, 2021
“U.S. Supreme Court Revisits the Contours of Specific Personal Jurisdiction,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, April 6, 2021
“U.S. Supreme Court Defines Contours of FSIA’s Expropriation Exception,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, February 8, 2021
“NY Ruling Underscores Federal, State Arbitration Law Conflict,” Law360, November 6, 2020
“SDNY District Court Rules Foreign Sovereigns Are Not Immune From Criminal Jurisdiction In U.S. Court,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, October 9, 2020
“Circuit Split Intensifies Over Use of 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to Obtain Discovery for Use in Private International Arbitration,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, July 13, 2020
“Supreme Court Holds That New York Convention Does Not Preclude Non-Signatories From Invoking State Law Principles To Compel Arbitration,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, June 3, 2020
“Second Circuit Overturns Arbitration Award Against Non-Signatory Parent Company,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, April 3, 2020
“COVID-19 and the Tolling Of Statutes of Limitations: Impact on Arbitrations Seated in New York,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, March 25, 2020
“Implications of PDVSA Alter Ego Decision for Other Sovereigns,” September 9, 2019; republished by the AIRA Journal, February 2020
“CPLR Article 75 or the Federal Arbitration Act: Which One Applies to Arbitrations in New York and Why It Matters,” International Lawyer, 2019
“Supreme Court Confirms Arbitrators Decide Threshold Issues,” January 9, 2019
“The State Of Creditor Recovery Efforts In Venezuela: Part 2,” June 5, 2018
“The State Of Creditor Recovery Efforts In Venezuela: Part 1,” June 4, 2018
“The Many Facing Venezuela Bribery Suit: Part 2,” April 16, 2018
“Update on PDVSA US Litigation Trust v. Lukoil Pan Americas, et al.,” April 10, 2018