Interesting Post on the New English Rules on Extraterritorial Disclosure
Jonathan Shaffer-Goddard published an interesting post yesterday at the Transnational Litigation Blog about the October 2022 amendment to the English Civil Procedure Rules regarding extraterritorial disclosure orders. These are orders that the English court can grant ex parte and that can be served on a person abroad, including in the United States, for the purpose […]
Case of the Day: A v. C
The case of the day is A v. C,  EWHC 258 (Comm). The dispute was between joint venturers in a central Asian oil field. The details are unimportant. The claimants demanded arbitration in New York, and the arbitration proceeded to an evidentiary hearing. The tribunal gave permission to the claimants to seek an order […]
Case of the Day: Baskett v. Autonomous Research LLP
The case of the day is Baskett v. Autonomous Research LLP (S.D.N.Y. 2018). Erin Baskett sued Autonomous Research LLP, an English firm, for employment discrimination and retaliation under New York and federal law. She served process in England by private process server (not a solicitor). Autonomous Research moved to dismiss for insufficient service of process.
Case of the Day: Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse v. Financial Software Systems
The case of the day is Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse SA v. Financial Software Systems, Inc. (3d Cir. 2017). FSS, a Pennsylvania corporation, licensed software to Dreyfus, a Swiss company, in 1996. In 2012, they amended the license agreement to include an exclusive choice of forum clause providing that disputes would be litigated in England. […]
Case of the Day: PJS v. News Group Newspapers Ltd.
The case of the day is PJS v. News Group Newspapers Ltd.,  EWCA Civ 100. PJS is a well-known English entertainer. No, I will not tell you who he is—it’s easy to find out on the web if you like. YAM was his spouse, also an entertainer. PJS and YAM had young children. PJS […]