Evidence Taking Posts
Posted: March, 2017 in Evidence Taking, International Law, International Litigation, Litigation Support
Whether your litigation is ultimately successful may turn on whether service of the originating process is properly effected and whether you are able to secure needed evidence located overseas. After 30 years of experience, LLS has compiled ten tips for successful cross border litigation.
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Posted: July, 2014 in Evidence Taking, International Law, Legal News, Litigation Support, Service of Process
Every four to five years, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convenes a Special Commission Meeting to review issues associated with the practical operation of the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions.
Read More of An Inside Look at the Special Commission Meeting in the Hague Here
Posted: December, 2013 in Evidence Taking
It’s usually the case that international litigation differs from US litigation, and identifying corporate witnesses while taking evidence abroad is no exception.
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Posted: December, 2013 in Evidence Taking, International Law, Service of Process
Although the hundreds of legal systems in the world differ greatly, their roots and differences can be traced to two distinct sources: the English common law, which has evolved over a millennium, and the Napoleonic Code, which dawned at the turn of the 19th century.
Read More of Common Law and Civil Law: A Brief Comparison Here
Posted: September, 2013 in Evidence Taking, International Litigation
International evidence taking can be a delicate and often frustrating process, depending upon the foreign county’s legal system and governing law.
Read More of Evidence Taking: A Practical and Comparative View Here
Posted: July, 2010 in Evidence Taking
The Hague Evidence Convention is considered to provide an additional means by which the parties may collect evidence abroad.
However, from the German perspective, the use of the Hague Evidence Convention is mandatory with respect to evidence taken in Germany for foreign proceedings.
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Posted: May, 2010 in Evidence Taking
The answer to this question, like any associated with international service of process and evidence taking, is complex and varies among different countries.
This is because the Convention requires the Hague Request to defer to the laws and procedural norms of the State in which they are to be executed.
Read More of Do Exhibits to a Hague Evidence Request Need to be Translated? Here