05Jun
By: Tom On: June 5, 2019 In: Evidence Taking, International Litigation Comments: 0

A 2019 case offers a rare glimpse at what happens to US LORs once they arrive in the United Kingdom.

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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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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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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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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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31May
By: Tom On: May 31, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, In Court, International Litigation Comments: 0

The HEC clearly contemplates that judicial assistance is to be provide for documentary and testimonial evidence. But does the HEC contemplate judicial assistance for obtaining physical evidence?

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