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Jim McLoughlin’s article published by Law360

April 2020

Charlotte Litigation Member Jim McLoughlin’s article titled, “4th Circ. Foreign Discovery Ruling Champions Int'l Arbitration” was published by Law360 on April 15.

The article

In a noteworthy endorsement of international arbitration, on March 30 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its decision in Servotronics Inc. v. Boeing Co., which may be the second watershed ruling within six months on the use of Title 28, Section 1782, “Assistance to foreign and international tribunals and to litigants before such tribunals.”

The Fourth Circuit panel reversed the district court to rule that Section 1782(a) may be employed to obtain testimony and other evidence in aid of private arbitration held outside the U.S.

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