International Litigation Posts
Posted: January 4, 2017 in Enforcement of Judgment, Legal News, Legal News, Service of Process
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.
Read More of US Supreme Court Will Finally Decide Applicability of Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention Here
Posted: November, 2016 in In Court, International Law, International Litigation, Service of Process
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.
Read More of How International Subrogation Can Mitigate an Insurer’s Loss Here
Posted: November, 2016 in International Law, International Litigation, Legal News
JASTA’s enactment by Congressional override of a presidential veto does not make the Act controversial. Nor is JASTA controversial merely because Saudi Arabia finds its potential liability under Act to be excessive and unfair. Rather, the Act is controversial because of its potential to disrupt diplomatic communication.
Read More of How JASTA will Impact Diplomatic Communication Here
Posted: October, 2016 in International Litigation, Legal Translation, Translation
If you’re in need of legal translation of a document, it’s important to hire a professional in this field. But you can’t just hire anyone and then sit back and expect to get the best results.
Read More of How to Get Quality Legal Translations Here
Posted: August, 2016 in International Law, Service of Process
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.
Read More of The US Work-Around for Service of Process in Russia Here
Posted: July, 2016 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation, Translation
If you require legal translation, it’s important to know whether you need the document certified, notarized, or sworn. Not sure of the difference between these three types of translated documents? Read on to learn the basics.
Read More of Certified, Notarized and Sworn Translations: What’s the Difference? Here
Posted: February, 2016 in Service of Process
It’s Chinese New Year — and China doesn’t monkey around. Find out more about the holiday and how it will affect service of process in China.
Read More of The Year of the Monkey and Service of Process in China Here
Posted: October, 2015 in Service of Process, Uncategorized
Recently, Volkswagen and its subsidiaries, including parts-manufacturer Boscsh, admitted to gaming EPA emissions testing. Suits from all over the US are in the process of being served in response.
Read More of Avalanche of Volkswagen/Boscsh Suits Still Require Proper Service Here
Posted: August, 2015 in International Litigation, Translation
If you are planning to conduct business in China, you would be wise to obtain professional, accurate contract translations.
Without a proper translation, you could compromise your business deal or even face legal issues.
Read More of Why Your Chinese Contract Translation Demands Accuracy Here
Posted: December, 2014 in Service of Process
The laws of the country where a defendant is located determine the method by which a foreign request for service under the Hague Service Convention is executed. However, the person who is authorized to submit those requests is determined by the laws of the country where the case is being heard.
Read More of Requesting Authorities Under the Hague Service Convention Here