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USA—Seventh Circuit rejects Section 1782 application for discovery to use in arbitration (Servotronics v Rolls-Royce)

USA—Seventh Circuit rejects Section 1782 application for discovery to use in arbitration (Servotronics v Rolls-Royce)
Published on: 23 September 2020
Published by: Law360
  • USA—Seventh Circuit rejects Section 1782 application for discovery to use in arbitration (Servotronics v Rolls-Royce)
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Law360: The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rejected an aerospace parts manufacturer’s application for discovery to use in an ad hoc arbitration seated in England under the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Arbitration Rules over an engine fire, adding to an ever-widening circuit split on whether section 1782(a) of Title 28 of the United States Code (Section 1782) (also cited as 28 USC § 1782) allows federal district courts to order discovery for use in private commercial arbitration outside of the US. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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