Wine Connoisseur's Fraud Suit Doesn't Age Well, Circuit Says

, New York Law Journal


The statute of limitations bars billionaire wine aficionado William Koch from collecting damages from Christie's auction house for allegedly touting bottles of wine as coming from the cellars of Thomas Jefferson, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled yesterday.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

What's being said

  • LulaineRDLegalFunding

    It's always tough to lose a case not on the merits or the argument but on the time period expiring. At the same time, plaintiffs need to be aware of the time they have for their cases. Time flies especially in court and a year can become a decade in the blink of an eye.

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202573793910

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.