28Feb
By: Tom On: February 28, 2019 In: Evidence Taking, International Service of Process Comments: 0

After Brexit many things in the UK will be different. For solicitors, an important change will involve the international service of process of, and the taking evidence abroad from, continental defendants.

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29Jan
By: Tom On: January 29, 2019 In: International Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

Serving process internationally, especially if translation is required, can be costly in terms of both time and money. The last thing an attorney wants is to have the service quashed.

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02Jan

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

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

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

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

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22May

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

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

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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