17Apr
By: Tom On: April 17, 2019 In: Domestic Litigation, International Litigation Comments: 0

Many countries, including China and the US, have begun leveraging AI to improve their legal systems. Does this spell the end of the human attorney?

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09Apr
By: Tom On: April 9, 2019 In: Depositions, Evidence Taking, International Litigation Comments: 0

Viewed broadly, there are two mechanisms by which overseas attorneys may take evidence from a US witness.

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02Apr
By: Tom On: April 2, 2019 In: In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

On February 27, 2019, SCOTUS handed down its review of the International Finance Corporation's appellate court's opinion. Herein we brief that opinion.

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28Mar
By: Tom On: March 28, 2019 In: Domestic Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

In August 2018, the first appellate decision concerning removal before service of process was handed down in Encompass Insurance Co. v. Stone Mansion Restaurant.

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12Mar

These are the seven common arguments opposing counsel tends to raise in order to have an Article 15 default judgment set aside.

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28Feb
By: Tom On: February 28, 2019 In: Evidence Taking, International Service of Process Comments: 0

After Brexit many things in the UK will be different. For solicitors, an important change will involve the international service of process of, and the taking evidence abroad from, continental defendants.

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13Feb
By: Tom On: February 13, 2019 In: Depositions, Evidence Taking 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: 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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