Robert Bennett

International Commercial Arbitration - Swiss Rules

Arbitral Award on Reimbursement

In international commercial arbitration under the Swiss Rules, one of the responding party's favorite tactics is to refuse to pay its share of the advances for the tribunal's costs, particularly in high value cases. Therefore,…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), International Law & Trade

Investigation Report

When investigating a reverse merger between foreign and U.S. shell companies, make certain that the U.S. shell is clean in every way. This redacted investigation report documents a fraudulent reverse merger scheme wherein a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law
In re Application of X for an Order to Take Discovery from Y

Memorandum of Law in Support of Application for an Order to Take Discovery Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782

Under 28 USC § 1782, a person interested in foreign litigation can apply to a U.S. district court to take discovery relevant to the foreign litigation from a person residing in the court's district. This is a very powerful tool…more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

Auditing Cross-Border E-Commerce Liability Risk: Enforcement Analysis

The best way to protect your e-commerce clients' business assets from ruinous foreign litigation is to locate them in jurisdictions that recognize and enforce foreign judgments within the limitations of established and knowable…more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade
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