Litigation: A voyage of discovery
A recent US Supreme Court ruling regarding discovery procedures and their availability to non-US litigants has emphasised the range of cases in which a section 1782 application may be useful, writes Jane Wessel
United States discovery procedures can be available in appropriate circumstances to non-US litigants, even for pre-action discovery, when the litigation that is contemplated will take place outside the US, and even when the discovery is sought against a person who will not be a party to the litigation. But this powerful tool in any litigator’s investigative arsenal is all too often overlooked.
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