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Having Granted Section 1782 Discovery Request Ex Parte, Court Now Concludes that Intervenors Asserting Objections…

...Must, But Do Not; Satisfy the Heightened Rule 60(b) Standards for Vacating the Discovery Order By: Louis M. Solomon In re Application of Dr. Alfonso Henrique Alves Braga, in his capacity as Judicial Administrator of Petroforte Brasilerio de Petroleo Ltda, et al. pursuant to 28 U.S.C...

Reliance on Forum Selection Clause Waived Despite the Absence of Any Specific Federal Rule for Asserting a Forum Clause Pre-Answer

By Louis M. Solomon American International Group Europe S.A. (Italy) (AIGE) v. Franco Vago International, Inc. , 09 Civ. 6525 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], succinctly addresses several issues of international litigation practice, specifically the enforceability...