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A law blog about cross-border practice and comparative law

 

You or your client just won a multi-million dollar award after a long jury trial. Naturally, it is now time to enforce the judgment and collect what is due. But there is a catch. You do not know where the judgment debtor has assets. You heard through the grapevine that...

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...

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-...

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...

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

May 8, 2016

One of the many tools the international practitioner has is the anti-suit injunction. As its name my indicate, the anti-suit injunction is a court sanctioned decision that enjoins (prohibits) a party to an action from filing a suit in another jurisdiction.

At least as I...

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