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USA—Sixth Circuit allows section 1782 discovery for use in DIFC-LCIA arbitration (Abdul Latif Jameel Transportation Company v Fedex Corporation)

USA—Sixth Circuit allows section 1782 discovery for use in DIFC-LCIA arbitration (Abdul Latif Jameel Transportation Company v Fedex Corporation)
Published on: 20 September 2019
Published by: Law360
  • USA—Sixth Circuit allows section 1782 discovery for use in DIFC-LCIA arbitration (Abdul Latif Jameel Transportation Company v Fedex Corporation)
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Law360: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled that US federal courts can order parties to provide evidence for use in private international commercial arbitration abroad in what appears to be a novel ruling among federal appeals courts, resulting in success for a Saudi Arabian company in a dispute with FedEx Corp. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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