Tag: Hague Service Convention

  • Case of the Day: Clear Spring v. Arch Nemesis

    The case of the day is Clear Spring Property & Casualty Insurance Co. v. Arch Nemesis LLC (D. Kan. 2023). Arch Nemesis owned a yacht that sank off Mexico. It made a claim on Clear Spring, the insurer, which denied the claim and brought an action seeking a declaratory judgment that the policy was void.……

  • HCCH Announces E-Country Profiles

    The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference has announced the launch of the e-Country Profiles project. The idea is for governments to provide information regarding the operation of several of the conventions in a standardized way that would be available on the HCCH website. In addition to the Service and Evidence Conventions, the project will……

  • Service of Process Since 2016: What’s New?

    The fourth edition of the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Service Convention was published in 2016. With a meeting of the Special Commission likely to take place next year, it’s a good time to step back and ask: what have been the major American developments in the law of service since then? I……

  • Case of the Day: Doe v. d’Espalungue d’Arros

    The case of the day is Doe v. d’Espalungue d’Arros (W.D. La. 2023). The claims in the case arose out of an alleged sexual assault at a church retreat organized by the “Ragin’ Cajun Catholics,” the college ministry of Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The defendant, Edouard d’Espalungue……

  • Case of the Day: Nexon Korea v. Ironmace

    The case of the day is Nexon Korea Corp. v. Ironmace Co. Ltd. (W.D. Wash. 2023). Nexon sued Ironmace, a Korean company, alleging that it misappropriated trade secrets and infringed its copyright by developing a video game called “Dark and Darker.” Nexon also sued two of Ironmace’s employees, Ju-Hyun Choi and Terence Seungha Park. Nexon……