Month: December 2015

  • See You In 2016

    Readers, I’ll have new posts for you beginning the week of January 4. Best wishes for a happy New Year!

  • Letters Blogatory in 2015

    Readers, here are the most read posts of the last year (excluding the blog’s home page, of course, and excluding index pages). Pietro Franzina’s post on the Recast of the Brussels I regulation tops the charts again.

  • Brazil and the Apostille Convention

    I’m happy to welcome first-time guest poster Larissa Pochmann of the Universidade Candido Mendes, with a post on Brazil’s recent accession to the Hague Apostille Convention. Welcome, Larissa! The Apostille Convention, also known as the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, was drafted by the Hague Conference on Private International […]

  • Chief Justice Gants’s Remarks to the Islamic Society of Boston

    As a counterweight to the Trumpism that I decried in a recent post, I want to draw your attention to a speech that the Chief Justice of our Supreme Judicial Court, Ralph Gants, made at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. The Chief Justice reached out to the ISBCC and asked for the opportunity […]

  • Case of the Day: Pinnacle Packaging Co. v. Constantia Flexibles GmbH

    The case of the day is Pinnacle Packaging Co. v. Constantia Flexibles GmbH (N.D. Okla. 2015). Pinnacle and the other plaintiffs served a notice for the deposition of Thomas Unger, the CEO of Constantia, and for the depositions of corporate representatives of Constantia and One Equity Partners. Unger resides in Germany. Constantia’s offices are in […]