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Vale wins application to seek documents in $US 500m Guinean mining project dispute (In re: Application of Vale SA for an Order Pursuant to 28 USC Section 1782 to Conduct Discovery for Use in Foreign Proceedings)

Vale wins application to seek documents in $US 500m Guinean mining project dispute (In re: Application of Vale SA for an Order Pursuant to 28 USC Section 1782 to Conduct Discovery for Use in Foreign Proceedings)
Published on: 28 July 2020
Published by: Law360
  • Vale wins application to seek documents in $US 500m Guinean mining project dispute (In re: Application of Vale SA for an Order Pursuant to 28 USC Section 1782 to Conduct Discovery for Use in Foreign Proceedings)

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Law360, London: A New York judge allowed Brazilian mining company Vale SA to seek information, pursuant to section 1782(a) of Title 28 of the United States Code (Section 1782) (also cited as 28 USC § 1782), on the whereabouts of $US 500m it invested in a terminated Guinean mining project to be used in UK litigation accusing Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz of fraudulently inducing it to enter into the venture. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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