The Limits of Obtaining Discovery from U.S. Persons for Use in Foreign Proceedings
August 23, 2019 | New York Law Journal
Parties to pending or contemplated foreign proceedings potentially can use 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to obtain broad discovery from U.S. persons for use in foreign proceedings. In this article, we discuss Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s recent decision involving Section 1782 in In re Petrobras Securities Litigation and the legal framework governing the statute.