Second Circuit Expands Jurisdictional and Extraterritorial Reach of US Discovery Statute

28 USCS § 1782 has once more been the focus of a recent case for discovery in proceedings located outside of the US (a comprehensive look at current issues of Section 1782 can be found here). Decided by the Second Circuit on October 7th, the decision in In re del Valle Ruiz, case number 18-3226, permitted discovery from parties over  whom the district court has personal jurisdiction.

Section 1782 was enacted in order to allow judicial assistance from US courts for foreign or international tribunals and litigants. The text of the […]

Second Circuit Expands Jurisdictional and Extraterritorial Reach of US Discovery Statute 2019-11-03T17:34:52+00:00