13Feb
By: Tom On: February 13, 2019 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Imagine this: You have identified a key witness who has critical evidence for the success of your case. There's only one problem: the witness resides overseas and you've never taken evidence abroad.

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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: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Serving process internationally, especially if translation is required, can be costly in terms of both time and money. Arguably, after investing significant time and money in international service of process, the last thing an attorney wants is to have the service quashed. So, what is the secret to avoid...

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16Jan
By: Tom On: January 16, 2019 In: 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
By: Tom On: January 2, 2019 In: International Litigation, Litigation Support, Service of Process Comments: 0

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: International Law, International Litigation Comments: 0

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

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07Nov
By: Tom On: November 7, 2018 In: International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

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
By: Tom On: October 22, 2018 In: International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

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: Evidence Taking, In Court 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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