21Mar
By: Phil On: March 21, 2018 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

When dealing with international service of process, attorneys should be cognizant of the different rules regarding waiver of service by defendants.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 1

Many attorneys approach LLS with questions about serving process on defendants who are located in “unincorporated, organized territories” of the US.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, Service of Process Comments: 0

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking Comments: 0

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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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Imagine a scenario where a plaintiff vacationing at a Jamaican resort is seriously injured by a scuba diving mask which is manufactured and sold by a company in Switzerland, and also contains an allegedly defective part supplied by an Austrian manufacturer.

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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Litigation Support, Service of Process Comments: 0

Litigation of mass torts or product liability claims often have an international component, as one or more of the defendants involved may be outside the US.

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15Dec
By: Phil On: December 15, 2016 In: International Litigation Comments: 0

The Jackson reforms – the UK’s new litigation rules – went into effect in England and Wales on April 1, 2013. These new rules have a significant impact on how litigation is conducted in the UK.

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13Dec
By: Phil On: December 13, 2016 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

Are you aware that there is a growing trend that would allow service of process through social media? At first blush, this may seem like a fast and easy solution to serving defendants, but such measures could be very problematic in the US, and may be impossible in international litigation...

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13Dec
By: Phil On: December 13, 2016 In: Litigation Support Comments: 0

Are you aware that there is at least one online notary service that now claims it can notarize documents for you without ever having you appear before an actual notary and that such documents will be accepted nationwide? The validity and universal recognition of such notarizations, however, is suspect when...

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13Dec
By: Phil On: December 13, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

The average US attorney may ask: “What is the difference between ‘translation’ and ‘interpretation’ in the courtroom, and why should I care?” But if you are involved in any international litigation, you should be keenly aware of the difference because thousands of dollars may be at stake.

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