Skip to main content

  • AddRemove
  • Build a Report 
Legal Update

Seventh Circuit Identifies Potential Abuses When Seeking US Discovery to Support Non-US Litigation

7 February 2011
Mayer Brown Legal Update
A recent Seventh Circuit decision offers a reminder that even when proceeding before a non-US tribunal, companies located in the United States may be subject to the burdens of US discovery. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1782(a), a district court has authority to order discovery “for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal” from one who “resides or is found” in that district.

The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently.  If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work.  For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.