Petition of Petrol Shipping Corporation, Petitioner-appellant, v. the Kingdom of Greece, Ministry of Commerce, Purchase Directorate, Appellee, 332 F.2d 370 (2d Cir. 1964)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 332 F.2d 370 (2d Cir. 1964)

Argued October 30, 1963
Decided January 7, 1964
Rehearing In Banc granted March 12, 1964 — Decided May 25, 1964


Hill, Betts, Yamaoka, Freehill & Longcope, New York City, for appellant, Eugene F. Gilligan and Eli Ellis, New York City, of counsel.

Arthur M. Becker, Washington, D.C., and New York City, for respondent, appearing specially, Becker & Greenwald, Washington, D.C., of counsel.

John W. Douglas, Asst. Atty. Gen., Robert M. Morgenthau, U. S. Atty., Morton Hollander, Bruno A. Ristau and John C. Eldridge, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., submitted a brief for the United States as amicus curiae.

Before LUMBARD, Chief Judge, and SWAN, WATERMAN, MOORE, FRIENDLY, SMITH, KAUFMAN, HAYS and MARSHALL, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM.


Upon consideration of the brief filed by the United States as amicus curiae on the rehearing in banc at the request of the Court and the additional briefs of the parties, the Court considers further development of the facts to be desirable before disposition of the important issues of law that have been raised. To that end, we alter the decision of the panel, 326 F.2d 117 (2 Cir. 1964), vacate the judgment of the District Court dismissing the petition, and remand the case to the District Court with instructions to take such evidence as is relevant to the contentions of the parties and to make a further determination in the light thereof and the arguments made thereon by the parties and, if the District Court deems desirable, by the United States. The costs of this appeal will abide the ultimate determination.

SWAN, Circuit Judge, did not participate in this decision.

MARSHALL, Circuit Judge.

I dissent and would adhere to the decision of the panel.