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Converting Oracle Decode to SQL equivalent

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I have a decode statement from an Oracle Report I am trying to translate into SQL server.

Here is the statement:

DECODE(RECEIPT_DATE, NULL, DECODE(DISP_DATE,NULL,DATE_SERIALIZED,DISP_DATE),RECEIPT_DATE) transfer_date  

From what I researched, SQL's equivalent would be a case statement. This is what I got so far but is erroring out: "incorrent sytax near word case"

case
  when RECEIPT_DATE is null then (
    case when DISP_DATE is null then date_serialized
    else DISP_DATE end)
  else receipt_date end as transfer_date


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