Federal Appellate Court Finds Key U.S. Discovery Tool Can Be Used to Aid Foreign Arbitrations

The Eleventh Circuit, the federal appellate court for the southeast region of the U.S. including Florida, in In re Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones S.A.,1 recently decided a case with broad implications for foreign litigants involved in private arbitration and seeking documents or testimony from witnesses physically located in the United States.

 

Topics:  28 U.S.C. §1782, Discovery, Foreign Jurisdictions, International Arbitration, Tribunals

Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, International Trade Updates

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