07Feb
By: Tom On: February 7, 2019 In: Evidence Taking Comments: 0

The law firm Piper Alderman published a report in 2018 on how to fast track a request for evidence taking in Australia from a US court. Specifically, Piper Alderman sought orders directly from the State Court, bypassing the usual process through the AAG’s office.

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29Jan
By: Tom On: January 29, 2019 In: International Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

Serving process internationally, especially if translation is required, can be costly in terms of both time and money. The last thing an attorney wants is to have the service quashed.

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16Jan
By: Tom On: January 16, 2019 In: Depositions, Evidence Taking, International Litigation Comments: 0

Find out what to do when an opposing counsel refuses to produce an overseas party-witness or documents in their possession, custody or control.

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02Jan

Theoretically, service pursuant to the Hague Convention is much more efficient than service under the IAC because the documents to be served do not have to be legalized. But will service in Brazil pursuant to the Hague Convention actually prove superior to similar service under the IAC?

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15Nov
By: Tom On: November 15, 2018 In: Domestic Litigation, International Litigation Comments: 0

When a foreign country’s laws are relevant to US litigation, whose law controls?

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07Nov

When effecting service of process in the UK pursuant to Article 10(b), are plaintiffs required to use a UK solicitor in order to serve defendants?

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22Oct

In the best of all possible worlds, a plaintiff will have a document authored by the defendant containing the defendant’s contact information. But often this is not the case.

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21Aug
By: Tom On: August 21, 2018 In: Depositions, Evidence Taking Comments: 1

A recent UK case involving BuzzFeed offers two take home lessons for drafting a well-written LOR.

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02Aug
By: Tom On: August 2, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

In March of 2018, a court of appeals in the United Kingdom issued an opinion concerning cross-examination within the context of the Hague Evidence Convention.

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24Jul
By: Tom On: July 24, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court Comments: 0

Do German defendants have a right to refuse to testify? And if so, what kind of an impact does this have on the VW litigation?

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