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Collection of Evidence in the U.S. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 for Use in Foreign Private Arbitrations

Mainbrace (June 2017, No. 3)

Critical evidence, needed for the resolution of a dispute abroad, may be located in the United States. A key witness may reside in the United States, or important financial or other documentary evidence may be found only in this country. As we have discussed in previous articles, section 1782 of the United States Code offers a powerful tool for the collection of evidence in the United States for use in foreign legal proceedings. (Read more)

This article by W. Cameron Beard, partner at Blank Rome, and Lauren B. Wilgus, associate at Blank Rome, is one in a series of articles written for Blank Rome Maritime's quarterly Mainbrace newsletter. To view the other articles in the June 2017 edition of Mainbrace, please click here.