02Dec
By: Tom On: December 2, 2016 In: 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: Aaron On: November 30, 2016 In: Immigration, Immigration Issues, Service of Process Comments: 0

The concept of “war brides” in American history popularized international marriages and thereby increased the need for international service of process in divorce proceedings.

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

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...

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30Nov
By: Autumn On: November 30, 2016 In: International Litigation, Translation Comments: 0

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.

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

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.

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30Nov
By: Guest On: November 30, 2016 In: Chinese Central Authority, Service of Process Comments: 0

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.

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30Nov
By: Tom On: November 30, 2016 In: International Law, 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
By: Autumn On: November 30, 2016 In: International Litigation, Legal Translation, Translation Comments: 0

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.

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30Nov
By: LLSKeyHolder On: November 30, 2016 In: International Law, International Litigation, Legal News Comments: 0

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.

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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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