US Court of Appeals Permits Discovery in International Commercial Arbitration*

September 26, 2012

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision that may have a significant impact on the taking of evidence in international arbitration. The court held that an arbitral tribunal constituted a “foreign or international tribunal” for purposes of section 1782 of Title 28 of the United States Code (28 U.S.C.…

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