With more disputes required by contract to be resolved through international arbitrations, parties must pursue creative avenues to obtain written discovery and witnesses' testimony. One such avenue is through 28 U.S.C. §1782. Currently, the courts are split over whether an international private arbitration constitutes a "tribunal" entitled to judicial assistance under §1782. Attorneys Sofia E. Biller and Howard S. Suskin examine the implications of that split on the availability of relief under §1782.
May Courts Assist Private International Arbitration?
Special to Law.com
March 19, 2009
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