04Jan

In the US, the Hague Convention’s use of the word “send” rather than “serve” almost immediately created a split in the Circuit Courts over whether documents “sent” via article 10(a) to a foreign defendant constituted valid service of originating process.

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19Dec
By: Tom On: December 19, 2016 In: Hague Service Convention, International Service of Process Comments: 0

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.

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15Dec
By: Tom On: December 15, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 0

Service of US process upon foreign defendants must meet certain requirements. If requisite standards are not met, a foreign defendant may be able to successfully challenge the service.

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02Dec
By: Tom On: December 2, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 1

Service of process upon military personnel overseas is tortured by complications. Find out why.

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02Dec
By: Tom On: December 2, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 0

Prior to the Apostille Convention, legalization of documents made international service of process an even more burdensome undertaking.

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30Nov
By: Tom On: November 30, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 0

Since 2003, the Russian Central Authority has refused to execute Hague Requests submitted by US litigants. Russia’s refusal stems from its objection to the United States’ imposition of a fee for executing Hague Requests seeking service upon US defendants.

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30Nov

International subrogation should not be overlooked by insurers as a source for recovering their own losses. Even when a loss is caused by an “Act of God,” insurers are wise to consider how third parties may have contributed to the resulting damages.

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