Month: December 2021

  • Supreme Court Update

    Supreme Court Update

    The Supreme Court grants cert. in cases involving Section 1782, The Hague Abduction Convention, and preemption of California arbitration law.

  • Case of the Day: 9 Xiu Network

    The case of the day is Facebook Inc. v. 9 Xiu Network Shenzhen Tech. Co. (N.D. Cal. 2021). Facebook sued Wei Gao, Zhaochun Liu, and 9 Xiu Network (Shenzhen) Technology Co., alleging they were selling fake Facebook accounts online. Facebook engaged in a “multiyear effort to serve the defendants.” The court held that the defendants […]

  • Case of the Day: Chinese decision on recognition of Singaporean judgment

    A recent Chinese case on reciprocity in judgment recognition looks at de jure recirprocity, not de facto reciprocity.

  • Case of the Day: Amazon.com v. Robojap Techs.

    The interpretation of Article 10 of the Hague Service Convention continues to be the most vexing international service of process issue facing US courts. Article 10(a) preserves “the freedom to send judicial documents, by postal channels, directly to persons abroad … [p]rovided the State of destination does not object.” Does this provision allow for service via email, […]