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  • Author: Patrick Ashby

Southern District grants Section 1782 discovery for private commercial arbitration

23 January 2017 Patrick Ashby, North America; United States of America


Private international arbitral bodies are considered foreign tribunals for the purpose of 28 U.S.C. §1782 (“Section 1782”), the United States statute that allows parties to obtain evidence in the U.S. for use in legal proceedings outside of the U.S., according to a recent decision by Judge Furman of the District Court for the Southern District of New York (“Southern District”).

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