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Whether the discretion granted to district courts in 28 U.S.C. §1782(a) to render assistance in gathering evidence for use in “a foreign or international tribunal” encompasses private commercial arbitral tribunals, as the Fourth and Sixth Circuits have held, or excludes such tribunals without expressing an exclusionary intent, as the Second, Fifth, and, in the case below, the Seventh Circuit, have held.

Case Updates

Case dismissed pursuant to Rule 46.1 joint stipulation to dismiss

September 28, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief arguing that 28 U.S.C. 1782 does not authorize discovery in support of international commercial arbitrations

June 28, 2021

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable. Peter B. Rutledge and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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