1782 Discovery Blog: Marks & Sokolov Obtained Bank Records Revealing $42 Million Fraudulently Transferred From An International Diamond Mining Company To Shell Trading Companies Through New York Based Banks

          The U.S. offers a very powerful litigation tool for participants in foreign court proceedings to obtain bank records, documents and witness testimony from sources within the U.S., even if such evidence is...

Bruce Marks gives an interview on REN TV

September 22, 2020 Finance and elections: United States' opposition to Nord Stream-2 Bruce Marks, former republican Pennsylvania State Senator, gives interview on US's aggressive opposition to Nord Stream-2 project and the US economic benefits. The United states has...

1782 Discovery Blog: U.S. Courts Remain Spilt On Allowing §1782 Discovery For International Arbitration

          The Second Circuit has reinforced the spilt among the circuits whether 28 U.S.C. §1782 may be utilized to obtain evidence for use in private international arbitrations outside the United States.  In Hanwei...

Bruce Marks Evaluates US Supreme Court Decision on Electors to RIA News

July 8, 2020 Bruce Marks comments the Supreme Court decision where state may require presidential electors to support the winner of its popular vote and may punish or replace those who don’t, settling a disputed issue in advance of this fall’s election. As the Court...

Tom Sullivan participates in the virtual book launch webinar “Obtaining Evidence for Use in International Tribunals under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782”

June 26. 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WtFz6j5_os Transnational discovery is a vitally important part of international litigation. An increasingly important role has been discovery in the United States of information that can be used in international and...

Changes in the Application of Double Taxation Agreements by the Russian Federation

Expected new rules pertaining to taxation at source under Russian bilateral tax treaties could apply as early as January 2021.  There is no information yet as to whether either Russia or the US extended any proposals to each other to amend the existing tax...

Bruce Marks gives interview to RIA News on the suspension of Bolton’s book publication

June 16, 2020 Bruce Marks gives an interview to RIA News on the possibility of suspension of Trumps' ex-adviser, John Bolton, book publication. Justice Department sued Mr. Bolton past week to block the book's release and to demand that copies be retrieved. Officials...

Some advice from victims of voter fraud who won the day

June 11, 2020 By Bruce S. Marks and Mike Roman "El Nuevo Metodo de Votar."  The year was 1993.  Control of the Pennsylvania state Senate turned on a special election in Philadelphia.  Although the district was heavily Democratic, the...

1782 Discovery Blog: California Federal Court Upholds §1782 Discovery For Private Foreign Arbitration Impacting Silicon Valley

In HRC-Hainan Holding Co., LLC v. Yihan Hu, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32125, at *11-12 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 25, 2020), the United States Court for the Northern District of California, which encompasses Silicon Valley, authorized  Chinese and Delaware registered companies...

1782 Discovery Blog: The Long Arm Of §1782 Discovery Is Used To Reach Documents Outside The U.S.

The Second Circuit in In re del Valle Ruiz, 939 F.3d 520 (2d Cir. 2019) and the  Eleventh Circuit in Sergeeva v. Tripleton Int'l Ltd., 834 F.3d 1194 (11th Cir. 2016) have held there is no per se bar to the extraterritorial application of 28 U.S.C. §1782 and that it...

Thomas Sullivan is to speak at ABA’s IX Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes

by | Nov 2, 2017 | M&S Updates, Uncategorized

On December 8, 2017, the American Bar Association’s  Ninth Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes, will be held at the Marriott Novy Arbat, Moscow, Russia. The conference will be attended by representatives of more than one hundred law firms from Europe, Asia and America.
Thomas Sullivan of Marks & Sokolov, LLC will be speaking on the topic of foreign litigants taking discovery in the United States pursuant to 28 USC §1782, for use in legal proceedings in their home forum.  The conference is dedicated to navigating business disputes between Russian and US-EU companies, resolution of shareholder disputes under the new Russian arbitration law, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments, and strategic considerations in cross-border business disputes.
Event info
Presentation: Obtaining U.S. Discovery For Use In Non-U.S. Tribunals Pursuant To 28 U.S.C. § 17828 декабря 2017 года в отеле Marriott Новый Арбат Москва проходит IX Ежегодная Конференция, организованная при участии Американской Ассоциации Юристов «Разрешение коммерческих споров с участием сторон из стран СНГ». В конференции принимают участие представители более ста юридических фирм из Европы, Азии и Америки. 
Томас Салливан выступает с докладом: Применение участниками иностранных судебных споров мер досудебного получения доказательств на территории США для использования информации в иностранном процессе согласно §1782 раздела 28 U.S.C. Конференция посвящена обсуждению деловых споров между российскими, американскими и европейскими компаниями, разрешению споров в отношении прав держателей акций в соответствии с новым российским арбитражным законодательством, трансграничным деловым спорам, исполнению иностранных арбитражных и судебных решений, стратегическим решениям в отношениях между адвокатами и клиентами в эпоху повышенного напряжения.
Программа мероприятия
Презентация: Дискавери в США для использования в судебных процессах зарубежом в соответствии с 28 U.S.C. § 1782