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The Cross-Border Law Blog


In a previous post we discussed whether Israeli courts have subject-matter jurisdiction to grant temporary pre-judgment relief in connection with an action initiated and pending in a foreign country. We concluded that such a proceeding may be successful if properly don...

January 19, 2020

When we think of the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (the "Hague Evidence Convention" or "Convention") we generally associate it with factual testimony. See, in general, our past posts on this matter. In other...

Globalization has long become a fact that all professions need to cope with. Law is certainly no different. As we routinely point out, cross-border discovery is becoming an essential tool for litigators across the globe.

As our subscribers know, Israel is a signatory to...

October 2, 2019

In a previous post, we discussed the evolving law in cross-border pre-judgment relief in Israel. In short, Israeli courts appear to be more inclined than in the past to grant pre-judgment relief, such as an attachment of funds, in connection with a pending foreign proc...

September 11, 2019

In one of our recent posts we discussed how 28 U.S.C. §1782 allows a party to a litigation in a foreign (non-U.S.) country to seek discovery for use in that litigation in a U.S. federal district court.

This post will discuss under what circumstances a litigant in a non-...

Enforcing a foreign money judgment in Israel is regulated by the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Law of 1958 (the "FJ Law").

As in most jurisdictions, a foreign judgment is not automatically enforceable in Israel. Rather, a plaintiff must commence an enforcement procee...

One of the lesser known but more powerful tools available to parties in litigation outside the U.S. is section 28 U.S.C. §1782 (“section 1782”). Under section 1782, a party to a litigation in a foreign (non-U.S.) country can seek discovery for use in that litigation in...

International human rights litigation naturally involves seeking justice against a foreign state. That is, simply stated, the name of the game. Unfortunately, even in the 21st century, there are still governments around the world that fail to comply with basic human ri...

Is an Israeli court authorized to grant temporary pre-judgment relief in connection with an action initiated and pending in a foreign country?

November 11, 2018

As the title of this Blog suggests, we usually discuss legal matters that have an international side to them. However, now and then, we allow ourselves to devote a post to a local, day-to-day, legal matter that is prevalent. In this post, a common landlord-tenant dispu...

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