Digest for April 1, 2011

In re FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd. (S.D. Fla. 2011).There was no requirement under Colombian law that a litigant there seek leave of court before applying to a U.S. court for judicial assistance, and even if there were, it still would not have been error to grant an application for judicial assistance, as evasion of foreign restrictions on evidence-gathering is merely one factor in the Intel analysis.

About Ted Folkman

Ted Folkman is a shareholder with Murphy & King, a Boston law firm, where he has a complex business litigation practice. He is the author of International Judicial Assistance (MCLE 2d ed. 2016), a nuts-and-bolts guide to international judicial assistance issues, and of the chapter on service of process in the ABA's forthcoming treatise on International Aspects of US Litigation, and he is the publisher of Letters Blogatory, the Web's first blog devoted to international judicial assistance, which the ABA recognized as one of the best 100 legal blogs in 2012, 2014, and 2015.

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