15Dec
By: Aaron On: December 15, 2016 In: International Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

Your client has a valid claim for damages, you have assembled a winning case, and you are ready to proceed with a suit. The first step is filing the complaint. The second: serving a summons on the defendant.

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15Dec
By: Aaron On: December 15, 2016 In: International Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

In January 2013, the US District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a claim against the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which alleged, among other things, that the multinational oil cartel had fixed prices in contravention of the Sherman and Clayton Antitrust Acts.

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15Dec
By: Tom On: December 15, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 0

Service of US process upon foreign defendants must meet certain requirements. If requisite standards are not met, a foreign defendant may be able to successfully challenge the service.

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13Dec
By: Phil On: December 13, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 0

Are you aware that there is a growing trend that would allow service of process through social media? At first blush, this may seem like a fast and easy solution to serving defendants, but such measures could be very problematic in the US, and may be impossible in international litigation...

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02Dec
By: Tom On: December 2, 2016 In: International Service of Process Comments: 1

Service of process upon military personnel overseas is tortured by complications. Find out why.

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02Dec
By: Tom On: December 2, 2016 In: International 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: International 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: International 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: Aaron On: November 30, 2016 In: International 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, International 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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