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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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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11Jun
By: Tom On: June 11, 2018 In: In Court, International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

Can private parties contract away formal service of process? A recent case examines this question.

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05Jun
By: Tom On: June 5, 2018 In: In Court, International Law, Legal News Comments: 0

SCOTUS to hear case on the nature of the immunity granted to international organizations.

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31May
By: Tom On: May 31, 2018 In: Evidence Taking, 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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22May
By: Tom On: May 22, 2018 In: International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

In 2017, a Supreme Court opinion made some believe that international service of process by mail was a good idea. But as a recent case demonstrates, proving ISOP by mail was proper can be difficult.

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09May
By: Tom On: May 9, 2018 In: International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

Although the Russian Federation is a signatory to the Hague Service Convention, service of process from the United States to Russia does not occur pursuant the Convention.

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10Apr

When serving a foreign manufacturer, always issue service of process directly pursuant to the Hague Service Convention, Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory, or via an old-fashioned Letter Rogatory, unless you are certain the entity being served is a wholly-owned subsidiary.

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