Tag: Brazil

  • Case of the Day: In re Braga

    The case of the day, In re Braga (S.D. Fla. 2011), involves an application for judicial assistance to take evidence for use in Brazilian bankruptcy proceedings involving Petroforte Brasileiro de Petroleo Ltda. The application for judicial assistance, brought by Braga, the “judicial administrator” of Petroforte (I take it this is the equivalent of a bankruptcy […]

  • Digest for March 14, 2011

    Liberty Media Holdings, LLC v. Vinigay.com (D. Ariz. 2011). Where defendants were located in Brazil (a party to the Inter-American Convention but not the Hague Service Convention), and where the plaintiffs had an email address but not a physical address for the defendants, the court authorized service of process by email pursuant to Rule 4(f)(3). […]

  • Digest: 10 January 2011

    United States v. Barry Fischer Law Firm, LLC, Civ. A. No. 10-7997 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 5, 2011). Where the plaintiff sought to serve a summons and complaint on Brazil in an interpleader action, and where the Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory required service via letter rogatory, 28 U.S.C. § 1608 requires the plaintiff to attempt service via […]