02Jan
By: Tom On: January 2, 2019 In: International Litigation, Litigation Support, Service of Process Comments: 0

Theoretically, service pursuant to the Hague Convention is much more efficient than service under the IAC because the documents to be served do not have to be legalized. But will service in Brazil pursuant to the Hague Convention actually prove superior to similar service under the IAC?

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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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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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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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29Mar
By: Tom On: March 29, 2018 In: International Litigation, News Releases, Service of Process Comments: 0

Tunisia is the newest signatory to the Hague Service Convention. Tunisia joins just five other African countries as members of the Hague Service Convention.

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21Mar
By: Phil On: March 21, 2018 In: Service of Process Comments: 0

When dealing with international service of process, attorneys should be cognizant of the different rules regarding waiver of service by defendants.

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06Nov
By: Tom On: November 6, 2017 In: International Litigation, Service of Process Comments: 0

Determine whether service of process was properly effected on your client via the Hague Service Convention.

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