Tag: blocking statute

  • Case of the Day: In re SNP Boat Service SA

    The case of the day is In re SNP Boat Service SA (Bankr. S.D. Fla.). The court’s opinion is very short, which is unfortunate, because the case seems quite interesting and the court does not lay out all the facts. But the outlines seem clear enough. The case involves foreign intransigence about US discovery and […]

  • New Article on Blocking Statutes etc.

    William R. Maguire of Hughes Hubbard & Reed has a new article, Current Issues in Federal Civil E-Discovery, Proportionality, International Discovery and Deposition Practice, and Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Obviously such a broad article cannot comprehensively cover all of the areas within its scope. But the article does provide a good […]

  • Digest: January 16, 2011

    Gannon Int’l, Ltd. v. Blocker, Civ. A. No. 10-835 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 13, 2011). The court approved service of a summons and complaint by personal delivery to a U.S. citizen defendant in Vietnam (not a party to the Hague Service Convention) under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(f)(2)(C)(i), on the grounds that Vietnam law does not […]