19Dec

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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19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking Comments: 0

It's usually the case that international litigation differs from US litigation, and identifying corporate witnesses while taking evidence abroad is no exception.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking, International Law, Service of Process Comments: 1

Although the hundreds of legal systems in the world differ greatly, their roots and differences can be traced to two distinct sources: the English common law, which has evolved over a millennium, and the Napoleonic Code, which dawned at the turn of the 19th century.

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15Dec
By: Aaron On: December 15, 2016 In: Evidence Taking, International Litigation Comments: 0

International evidence taking can be a delicate and often frustrating process, depending upon the foreign county's legal system and governing law.

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06Dec
By: Guest On: December 6, 2016 In: Evidence Taking Comments: 0

The Hague Evidence Convention is considered to provide an additional means by which the parties may collect evidence abroad. However, from the German perspective, the use of the Hague Evidence Convention is mandatory with respect to evidence taken in Germany for foreign proceedings.

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05Dec
By: Katherine On: December 5, 2016 In: Evidence Taking Comments: 0

The answer to this question, like any associated with international service of process and evidence taking, is complex and varies among different countries. This is because the Convention requires the Hague Request to defer to the laws and procedural norms of the State in which they are to be executed.

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